Nils Hans Andersen, oil on canvas, figures skating in a snowy landscape, early 20th century
Nils Hans Andersen 1850-1932 was a minor Danish royal with family connections to Queen Victoria. He spent much of his life in England and had been granted a grace and favour apartment in
Much of his output has a naive, romantic even gothic feel: rustic cottages, ruins, ghostly atmosphere, gaunt trees.
This snowy scene, oil on canvas, with distinct perspective, and figures walking in the snow and others skating is a nice example of his output.
Relined and presented in its original ebonised frame.