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Marie van Regteren Altena artwork • painting • for sale Still life with books

Regteren Altena M.E. van | 'Marie' Engelina van Regteren Altena | Paintings offered for sale | Still life with books, oil on canvas 54.0 x 65.0 cm, signed l.r. with initials and painted 1949

Marie van Regteren Altena

Still life with books
oil on canvas 54.0 x 65.0 cm, signed l.r. with initials and painted 1949

This painting is for sale.

Price: € 4,800

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Provenance: Centraal Museum, Utrecht, inv.nr. 10375/a, rechtstreeks gekocht van de schilderes op 20 april 1949, afgestoten in maart 2006.
Literature: tent.cat. Haarlem, Expositiezalen Frans Heerkens Thijssen, 'Marie van Regteren Altena', 1947, cat.nr. 15.
Exhibited: Kunstzaal van de Moderne Boekhandel, Amsterdam; Haarlem, Expositiezalen Frans Heerkens Thijssen, 'Marie van Regteren Altena', 12-26 juli 1947.

Marie van Regteren Altena belonged to the Amsterdam Joffers, eight well-to-do women artists, who, from the late 19th century until well into the 20th century, came together to paint and discuss art. Whenever the Joffers exhibited their work they tended to do it as a group. Van Regteren Altena came from an aristocratic Amsterdam family in which art played a major role. Her brother Martinus was known as a figure painter, while her sister Johanna Quirina was a recognised decorative artist. Marie mainly painted impressionist flowers and still lifes, but she also made figure representations. Like nearly all her artistic ‘sisters’ in the group, she trained at the Amsterdam Rijksacademie. She was a member of the artist societies Arti et Amicitiae and St. Lucas, in the capital, and the Pulchri Studio in The Hague.


Marie van Regteren Altena | Still life with a figure study, oil on canvas, 46.1 x 60.0 cm, signed l.r. with initials and painted ca. 1915

Marie van Regteren Altena

painting • for sale

Still life with a figure study, ca. 1915


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