Rest After The Hunt

size(cm): 50x65
Sale price£179 GBP


The painting "The Rest after the Hunt" by the artist Philipp Peter Roos is a work that stands out for its baroque style and its detailed and harmonious composition. The painting shows a group of hunters resting after a day of hunting, surrounded by their dogs and horses.

The composition of the work is very careful, with a harmonious arrangement of the characters and animals that creates an effect of balance and serenity. The artist has used a palette of warm and earthy colors, which reflect the nature and rural atmosphere of the scene.

The history of the painting is interesting, as it was created in the 18th century for the Elector of Bavaria, and later became part of the Rothschild family collection. During World War II, the work was confiscated by the Nazis and later recovered by the allies. Finally, it was returned to the Rothschild family in 1949.

A little known aspect of the painting is that the artist, Philipp Peter Roos, was known as "Rosa da Tivoli" due to his stay in Italy and his love of nature and Italian landscapes. This is reflected in his work, in which details and elements of nature can be appreciated with great precision and beauty.

In short, "The Rest after the Hunt" is a work that combines the beauty of nature with the serenity and balance of the Baroque composition, and that has an interesting story unknown to many.

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