View of Oudewater

The small town of Oudewater is on the River Ijssel between Gouda and Utrecht. The clock tower to the left of centre in the distance is that of the Grote Kerk (church of St Michael). Much of the rest of the scene is probably intended to be picturesque rather than topographically accurate. This picture has been dated by comparison with other works by the artist.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1839 - 1895
Full title
View of Oudewater
Date made
about 1867
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
64.8 x 84.4 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Miss Isabel Mary Hawkins Turner, 1982
Inventory number
NG6472
Location in Gallery