Otto Eerelman artwork • painting • previously for sale Girl with monkey and dog
Girl with monkey and dog
oil on canvas 32.1 x 24.6 cm, signed l.l.
This painting was previously for sale.
Literature: Harry Kraaij, 'Otto Eerelman, Groninger kunstenaar (1839-1926)', Schiedam 2012, afb. in kleur pag. 6.
Otto Eerelman was first a pupil at the Minerva Academy, Groningen, and later attended the Antwerp Academy (1864-1865). Having begun as a painter of old Dutch interiors and genre works, Eerelman gradually established a reputation as a painter of horses. He is best known for his paintings of Queen Wilhelmina in riding habit. His later work from the early 1880s is almost entirely devoted to dog portraits or groups of young dogs.
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