The Lake of Thun

Calame painted the Lake of Thun, near Interlaken, several times. The snow-covered mountain is apparently the Blümlisalp. The painter's record-book shows that the picture was originally commissioned in 1852 by H. Vaughan.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1810 - 1864
Full title
The Lake of Thun
Date made
1854
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
59.1 x 78.1 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Henry Vaughan Bequest, 1900
Inventory number
NG1786
Location in Gallery