Johan Birnie artwork • painting • previously for sale Bulb fields
Djember (Nederlands-Indië) 1866-1958 Los Angeles (Verenigde Staten)
oil on canvas 30.5 x 40.7 cm, signed l.r. and painted June 1945
This painting was previously for sale.
Johan Birnie was born in Indonesia and then moved to Groningen, where he received his painting training at the Minerva Academy. He mainly painted finely pointillated landscapes that, through a thin, flat paint treatment, betray a tendency towards poetic styling.