The Artist's Father, the Average Adjuster Lucas von Breda (1719-1799)

Oil on canvas | 127 x 102cm | Signed 1797

Carl Fredrik von Breda

An average adjuster examines maritime accidents for the government. The coastal landscape in the background of this portrait, and its dramatic light, may both allude to this. Is a storm brewing? The earthy brown hues exude a romantic glow accentuated...
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