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Kitty Meijering, 1974 | Ballet dancers

Kitty Meijering 1974 | Hollandaise figurative painter

Kitty Meijering studied at the Amsterdam University. At this University she followed a visual arts education, which she completed in 1998.
At this moment dance and specifically ballet is the main theme Kitty dedicates her time to.
This stunning new serie shows paintings of dancers in full movement and emotion. The dancers defined in warm colours seems to dance right of the paintings!

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Vincent van Gogh | Our life is a pilgrim's progress | The Letters


The Letters of Vincent van Gogh🎨 refers to a collection of 903 surviving letters written (820) or received (83) by Vincent van Gogh.
More than 650 of these were from Vincent to his brother Theo.
The collection also includes letters van Gogh wrote to his sister Wil and other relatives, as well as between artists such as Paul Gauguin, Anthon van Rappard and Émile Bernard.

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Dirk Smorenberg (1883-1960) | Art Déco painter


Dirk Smorenberg is considered as one of the few Dutch Art Déco🎨 painters.
Smorenberg was born in Alkmaar, North Holland. He started painting in 1906 on a professional base.
He travelled to St. Ives as an artist/painter in the beginning of the World War I.
He also worked in Switzerland not far from Montreux and in 1910-1911 in the USA.

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Simon Balyon, 1965 | Romantic painter


Contemporary Dutch master🎨 Simon Balyon, has long studied the Masters in many European museums and his interest includes the painters from the The Hague School.
Balyon was influenced by the Impressionistic and Romantic schools, which is inspiration for his own art work.
Simon Balyon was born in The Hague, the Netherlands and developed a passion for painting at an early age.

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Willem Haenraets, 1940 | Impressionist painter


With soft colors, the artist conjures up a romantic world of beautiful illusion on his canvasses. Hollandaise painter Willem Haenraets was born in Rotterdam and his talent was discovered at an early age.
Haenraets was just 16 when he started his training at the academy in Maastricht, which he followed with further education at the Antwerp art academy.
Granted a scholarship for talented students, he received his artistic polish as a master craftsman student of the renowned professors Sarina and Vaarten.
Haenraets’ creations are evidence that the great tradition of the Belgian-Dutch school has received a flourishing sequel. The old masters certainly would have given him a nod of approval.

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Willem Haenraets, 1940 | Romantic lovers


Willem Haenraets is an Hollandaise painter, known for the Plein-air watercolors.
When he was 16 years old, he started his education at the Academy of Arts in Maastricht.
Four years later he obtained a scholarship from the Belgian Government to study at the National Institute for Fine Arts in Antwerp, in the Master class of professor Sarina (Atelier Opsomer) and professor Vaarten.

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Liseth Visser, 1960 | Classical Realist painter


Dutch artist🎨 Liseth Visser a.k.a. ElisabethV paints her pictures in a classic realistic way using oils. She paints on panels and works both on a commission and non-commission basis.
She uses a traditional labour-intensive technique with under-layers, under-paintings and lots of (half) transparent to create softness, depth and glow within the final layers, this to achieve a natural and realistic skin tone in a poetic ambiance.

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Vermeer | A Young Woman standing at a Virginal, 1670-1672


The richly dressed lady playing a virginal stands in a prosperous Dutch home with paintings on the wall, a marble-tiled floor, and a skirting of locally produced Delft blue and white tiles. The two paintings on the wall behind her cannot be identified with certainty.
The small landscape on the left and the painting decorating the lid of the virginal resemble works by Vermeer🎨’s Delft colleague Pieter Groenewegen.
The second painting, attributed to Cesar van Everdingen, shows the motif of Cupid holding a card. This figure derives from a contemporary emblem. It may either refer to the idea of faithfulness to one lover or, in conjunction with the virginal, to the traditional association of music and love.