Johann-Ulrich Burri 1802-1870

Landscape with a mill

Swiss school


Johann-Ulrich Burri, Swiss, Weisslingen 1802- Zurich 1870, watercolor on paper. Signed lower right J. Ulr. Burri pinxit (painted by J. Uhl. Burri).

Most probably executed around 1835. Set in a matt with gold metal borders encased in a contemporary gallery frame.

Typical of the work of the artist with subtle hues of bright colors. Burri was most active between 1824 and 1846. During this period he exhibited frequently Swiss landscapes and views of Vienna and its surroundings, generally executed in watercolor. His works are in numerous Swiss and Austrian collections in particular, such as the Zurich Library.

Biografische Lexikon der Schweizer Kunst
Internationales Handbuch aller Maler und Bildhauer des 19.
Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte

Approximately 11 3/4 by 17 inches. 30 by 43cm. Framed 16 by 21 1/2 inches. 41 by 55cm.

Condition:Fine. A small horizontal tear was patched probably over a hundred years ago in the very low center, close to the edge, and is entirely invisible.

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