Johann Mongels Culverhouse (1820-1895) Evening with Skaters4/30/2021, 6:39:22 PM
Johann Mongels Culverhouse (1820-1895) Evening with Skaters and a Crowd, 1857, oil on canvas, 90 x 131 cm. (35.4 x 51.6 in.) 19th century Dutch painter Johan Mongels Culverhouse made a name for himself as a "candlelight painter," specializing in nocturnal scenes illuminated by moonlight or candlelight in the tradition of seventeenth-century Dutch painting. In the same tradition he also painted genre subjects, including rowdy taverns, busy markets, bustling streets or ice-skating at twilight.