Bridge Crossing A Weir landscape painting by Joseph Antonio Hekking (Netherlands/American, 1830-1903), oil on canvas, signed on fence in lower right. Canvas size: 18 inches x 30 inches. Offered in an antique gild wood frame. Condition: professionally restored and re-lined. J.A. Hekking was a 19th century landscape painter. Born in 1830, he emigrated from the Netherlands to Cherry Valley, New York. He exhibited paintings of the Adirondack Mountains at the National Academy of Design in NYC. His other favorite subjects were the White Mountains of NH and seascapes along the New Jersey shore, painted in the style of the Hudson River School artists. In this oil on canvas, he depicts a rural scene with cows grazing in a distant pasture and a bridge crossing a weir in the foreground.