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Sebastian Pether : “River Scene” (1840)

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The Ibis’s giclée process uses archival pigment inks on 100% cotton rag paper to achieve crisp detail and rich, lasting color. Unlike posters, they will not yellow with time, but will maintain their original quality for as long as you own them. If you are unhappy with your print for any reason, you are welcome to return it for a full refund.

Sebastian Pether was the eldest son of Abraham Pether, and like his father painted chiefly moonlight views and nocturnal conflagrations. According to British author Freeman Marius O’Donoghue, “his works in this class are singularly truthful and harmonious in colour and should have brought him success; but early in life the necessity of providing for a large family drove him into the hands of the dealers, who purchased his pictures for trifling sums for copying purposes, to which they readily lent themselves, and consequently they were rarely seen at exhibitions…His life was one long struggle with adversity, which reached its climax when, in 1842, three pictures which, with the help of a friendly frame-maker, he sent to the Royal Academy were rejected.”

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