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Hendrik Jacobus Scholtenartist • painter • watercolourist • draughtsmanAmsterdam 1824-1907 Heemstede

biography of Hendrik Jacobus Scholten

H.J. Scholten painted, watercoloured and etched anecdotal genre pieces, interiors with elegant figures and historical scenes. He completed an apprenticeship as a painter in Amsterdam, as a student of the well-known genre and portrait painter P.F. Greive. His interiors with figures strongly remind of those of the 17th-century painter Pieter de Hoogh. Scholten also painted scenes from Dutch history, with an emphasis on the period of the Golden Age. In 1872 he became curator of the Teylers Foundation in Haarlem (the later Teylers Museum).


previously for salepaintings, watercolours and drawings by Scholten H.J.


Hendrik Jacobus Scholten | Putti in a flowergarden, oil on canvas, 76.5 x 66.5 cm, signed l.r.

Hendrik Jacobus Scholten

painting • previously for sale

Putti in a flowergarden

Hendrik Jacobus Scholten | A good advice, oil on panel, 38.0 x 49.5 cm, signed l.l.

Hendrik Jacobus Scholten

painting • previously for sale

A good advice

Hendrik Jacobus Scholten | A woman from Marken with her baby, watercolour on paper, 20.3 x 28.7 cm, signed l.r. with initials

Hendrik Jacobus Scholten

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

A woman from Marken with her baby


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