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Martinus Josephus Nefkensartist • painterHedikhuizen 1866-1941 Ede

biography of Martinus Josephus Nefkens

Martinus Nefkens ging al op jonge leeftijd werken bij een schildersbedrijf. Zijn artistieke aspiraties lagen echter hoger en hij schreef zich in bij de Antwerpse Tekenacademie. Later werkte hij ook op het atelier van de beroemde Haagse Schoolschilder H.W. Mesdag. Na zijn vestiging in Amsterdam ging Nefkens’ carrière bergopwaarts: hij begon te verkopen en werd toegelaten tot de kunstenaarssociëteiten Arti et Amicitiae en Sint-Lucasgilde. Vanaf 1898 woonde Nefkens ’s zomers in Lunteren op de Veluwe. Daar schilderde hij impressionistische landschapstafelen in de trant van de Haagse School, waaronder veel Veluwse taferelen als schaapskooien en zandverstuivingen.


previously for salepaintings by Nefkens M.J.


Martinus Josephus Nefkens | A farmer's wife with a goat, oil on canvas, 81.2 x 60.7 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

A farmer's wife with a goat

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Farmers wife with sheep, oil on canvas, 40.8 x 61.5 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Farmers wife with sheep

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Farmers wife with sheep, oil on canvas, 40.8 x 61.5 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Farmers wife with sheep

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Flock in winter on the Veluwe, oil on canvas, 40.5 x 60.3 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Flock in winter on the Veluwe

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Sheep at pasture, oil on paper laid down on panel, 24.3 x 48.6 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Sheep at pasture

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Shepherd with his dog and sheep, oil on canvas, 50.0 x 61.0 cm, signed l.l.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Shepherd with his dog and sheep

Martinus Josephus Nefkens | Shepherd with his dog and sheep, oil on canvas, 50.0 x 61.0 cm, signed l.l.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • previously for sale

Shepherd with his dog and sheep


for salepaintings by Nefkens M.J.


Martinus Josephus Nefkens | A beech forest path, oil on canvas, 80.2 x 60.5 cm, signed l.r.

Martinus Josephus Nefkens

painting • for sale

A beech forest path


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