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Cornelis Christiaan Dommelshuizen (Dommersen)
(1842 - 1928)

Fishermen in Rough Waters

Oil on canvas

30 1/4 x 50 1/4 inches

Signed and dated 1898

BIOGRAPHY - Cornelis Christiaan Dommelshuizen (Dommersen) (1842 - 1928)

Like the other members of his family, Cornelis C. Dommelshuizen specialized in landscape and town scenes in Holland.  Following in the traditions of artist like Vermeer, Koekkoek, Springer and Spohler, Cornelis strove to capture the daily life of the cities inhabitants in great detail.  His paintings are warm and filled with light and were highly sought after during the period.