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Jacob Akkersdijk artwork • painting • previously for sale The game of Checkers

Jacob Akkersdijk

The game of Checkers
oil on panel 41.6 x 34.7 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1842

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: part. bezit Duitsland.

Rotterdam-born Jacob Akkersdijk painted refined and detailed everyday genre performances. His interiors and cityscapes with figures are known. He also appears to have a talent for portrait paintings; he meticulously immortalizes persons on canvas, whereby especially his rendering of textiles deserves praise. In the period between 1838-1861 he exhibited his work in Amsterdam and The Hague. In addition, he worked for ten years as a teacher at the Rotterdam Academy from 1852, where he had probably also learned artistry himself. The painter's work is in the collections of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Museum Rotterdam.

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