Jan Voerman jr. artwork • painting • previously for sale View of the Kruisheide, Hilversum
Jan Voerman jr.
Hattem 1890-1976 Blaricum
View of the Kruisheide, Hilversum
oil on canvas 65.3 x 95.1 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1946
This painting was previously for sale.
Literature: M.A.C. van der Hout, 'Jan Voerman Junior. Uit de schaduw van de IJsselschilder', Zwolle 2001, pag. 89
Jan Voerman was born in 1890 as the son of the painter Jan Voerman sr., best known as the painter of IJssel views near Hattem. Voerman jr. was taught by his father and at a very young age he was asked to make illustrations for the well-known Verkade nature albums. For his paintings, too, he usually chose subjects from nature, such as landscapes and still lifes of plants and flowers. He studied this very carefully, which is clearly reflected in his paintings.
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