George Andries Roth / Imaginary View of Arnhem / late 1830sGeorge Andries Roth
Imaginary View of Arnhem
late 1830s

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Creator Name: Roth, George Andries
Creator Nationality: European; Dutch
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1809 - 1887
Biography: Roth studied with George Pieter Westenberg (1791-1873), an artist who specialized in landscapes and cityscapes. Roth lived most of his life in Amsterdam, where he became a member of the Royal Academy in 1839. In 1835-36 he made a study trip to Germany. Apart from some city views, such as the Cleveland painting, Roth usually painted landscapes, for example, the View in the Woods of Bentheim (1870, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam), and he also made etchings.
Gender: M
Creator Birth Place: Amsterdam, 11 September 1809
Creator Death Place: Amsterdam, 28 July 1887
Creator Name-CRT: George Andries Roth
Title: Imaginary View of Arnhem
Title Type: Primary
Title: Canal in Holland
Title Type: Former
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1830
Creation End Date: 1839
Creation Date: late 1830s
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on wood panel
Dimensions: Unframed: 32.7cm x 24.8cm
Inscriptions: Signed lower right: g. a. roth. [written at an angle at the top of the cornerstones that form the edge of the quay in the lower right foreground]
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 2958.1938
Credit Line: Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection
Provenance: H. B. Hurlbut, Cleveland, by 1884. Entered the CMA collection in 1915 with the rest of the Hurlbut collection but was not accessioned until 1938.
AMICA ID: CMA_.2958.1938
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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