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Theo van Hoytemaartist • painter • watercolourist • draughtsmanDen Haag 1863-1917

biography of Theodorus 'Theo' van Hoytema

Theo van Hoytema painted, but was primarily a watercolorist and draftsman of animals and plants. His representations of birds and flowers in particular impressed. He worked in Art Nouveau style under the influence of the English illustrator Walter Crane and also made very innovative designs for utensils, calendars and occasional printed matter. Van Hoijtema received his education at the academy in The Hague. He regularly visited the Leiden Museum of Natural History, where he made animal drawings. This gave him the assignment to produce the illustrations for a number of scientific biological works. Van Hoytema was a member of the Haagse Kunstkring and of Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam.


for salewatercolours and drawings by Theo van Hoytema


Theo van Hoytema | Crown Cockatoo, watercolour on paper, 37.5 x 22.1 cm, signed l.l.

Theo van Hoytema

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Crown Cockatoo

Theo van Hoytema | Poultry, chalk and watercolour on board, 49.6 x 59.6 cm, signed l.r. with monogram and in full

Theo van Hoytema

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Poultry


previously for salewatercolours and drawings by Theo van Hoytema


Theo van Hoytema | Cranes, watercolour on paper, 30.0 x 21.0 cm, signed l.l. and dated '09

Theo van Hoytema

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

Cranes

Theo van Hoytema | Hens and Rooster, chalk and gouache on cardboard, 49.7 x 38.7 cm, signed l.r. and executed circa 1898

Theo van Hoytema

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

Hens and Rooster

Theo van Hoytema | Flower garden, pencil and watercolour on paper, 13.5 x 19.0 cm, signed l.r. with monogram

Theo van Hoytema

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

Flower garden


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