About the original work
“Workhorses in the Snow on the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam”, also known as “Tug Horses in the Snow”, is a painting by George Hendrik Breitner. It is an iconic work that Breitner painted in 1890.
The painting shows a winter landscape on the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, where two workhorses and their companions pull a cart across a snowy bridge. The work emphasizes the strength and effort of the horses and the raw beauty of winter city life.
The dynamic composition and expressive use of paint strokes characterize Breitner’s style in this work. The painting shows his interest in capturing everyday life and his fascination for the strength and vitality of working animals.
- Title: Tug horses in the snow
- Artist: George Hendrik Breitner
- Year: 1890
- Material: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions: 152 × 100 cm
- Location: Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
Masterpieces up close
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This painting by George Hendrik Breitner is reproduced as a Giclée using an advanced 12-color printer that sprays the pigment inks onto the canvas or paper, layer by layer. Due to this large color spectrum and the high resolution, the reproduction is very close to the original.
The pigment inks used are UV-resistant, so that no discoloration can occur. The colors always remain beautiful and that is why we give an unlimited guarantee! You can order Giclees framed and unframed.