"Peasant Couple Leading Their Flock, Oil On Canvas By Philips Augustyn Immenraet"Couple of peasants driving their flock near a waterfall.
Oil on canvas attributed to Phillips Augusijn Immenraet (1627-1679).
Dimensions 162cm by 127cm (with frame).
Born in Antwerp in 1627, Phillips Immenraet went to Italy at the age of 18 and returned 10 years later, where he became one of the masters of Saint Luc's guild in Antwerp. He married Chatarina de Hille with whom he had 3 boys and a daughter who married the painter Jean-Baptiste Boel. Phillips Immenraet is best known for his landscapes with a very Italian style, but he also painted sceneries in the style of Cornelis Huysman or Jacques d'Arthois.