Stürmische See
Jan Porcellis (1583-1632)

Stürmische See,

1629
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
18,5 x 24 cm
Displayed
Not on display
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
5742
Acquisition
1803 aus Schloss Deberndorf in Franken erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jan Porcellis, Stürmische See, 1629, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/JzG6RMzGWO (Last updated on 24.05.2022)
Unlike his teacher, Hendrick Vroom, Porcellis restricts his palette to nuances of grey, naturalistically capturing the atmosphere of the mist at sea beneath an overcast sky in spontaneous brushstrokes, while at the same time the deceptively real, painted wooden frame dissolves the illusion created.

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