Philip Jacques de Loutherbourg

1740-1812 France-Rococo

 

Brief Biography-Philip Jacques de Loutherbourg was from Strasbourg, he was a stage designer and illustrator who worked in France and England. One of his teachers was Carle van Loo. He was inspired by Nicolaes Berchem and Francois Boucher; some of his works were also inspired by Claude Joseph Vernet and Salvator Rosa. In London he worked as stage designer in the Drury Lane Theatre for fourteen years. Most of his paintings were landscapes and maritime scenes. He became a member of the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in 1766. His work was noted mostly for sea storms and sea battles. He died in England in 1812.

 

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landscape with
animals

landscape with animals


self portrait

self portrait

 

the battle
of alexandria

the battle of alexandria

the battle
of camperdown

the battle of camperdown

The great fire
of london

great fire of london


the rainbow

the rainbow

the victory of
lord howe

the victory of lord howe

defeat of the
spanish armada

defeat of the spanish armada

landscape with
castle of harlech

landscape with castle of harlech

rocky coastal
landscape in a storm

rocky coastal landscape in a storm

shepherd and
shepherdess dancing

shepherd and shepherdess dancing


travellers at a well

travellers at a well

visitor to a moonlit
churchyard

visitor to a moonlit churchyard


wintermo

wintermo


a battle

a battle

a deluge in the
swiss mountains

a deluge in the swiss mountains


a marine at sunset

a marine at sunset

a storm at the
sight of a port

a storm at the sight of a port

a sunset on a lake
with a herd

a sunset on a lake with a herd a shepherd and a peasant woman

a thunderstorm on
lake windermere

a thunderstorm on lake windermere with a boat in distress

agar watching
his son drink

agar watching his son drink after the discovery of the source

avalanche in
the alps

avalanche in the alps

bandits attacking
travellers

bandits attacking travellers in a forest of germany

belle isle windermere
in a calm

belle isle windermere in a calm

coalbrookdale
by night

coalbrookdale by night

landscape with
a waterfall

landscape with a waterfall and a man attacked by a snake

landscape with
cascade herd

landscape with cascade herd and berger taking the foot of a shepherdess

landscape with
two shepherds

landscape with two shepherds

naval combat or a
maltese ship attacked

naval combat or a maltese ship attacked by algerian pirates

navy in
the moonlight

navy in the moonlight

richard lionheart
in the battle

richard lionheart in the battle of saint jean d'acre

robbers attacking
travellers

robbers attacking travellers in a mountain gorge


seascape

seascape


shipwreck

shipwreck

sinking in a
great storm

sinking in a great storm

the aqueduct of
a mine of coal

the aqueduct of a mine of coal near matlock bath derbyshire

the falls of the
rhine at schaffhausen

the falls of the rhine at schaffhausen


the flood

the flood

the opening of
the second seal

the opening of the second seal

the small dairy or
milk stolen cup

the small dairy or milk stolen cup

tintern abbey on
the river wye

tintern abbey on the river wye