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Sientje Mesdag-van Houten artwork • painting • previously for sale Tulips in a vase

Sientje Mesdag-van Houten

Tulips in a vase
oil on panel 36.1 x 27.3 cm, signed l.l. with initials

This painting was previously for sale.

Sientje Mesdag-van Houten was married to the marine painter H.W. Mesdag. In 1870 - at the age of 35 - she started painting. Initially Veluwe landscapes, dune views and then still lifes. Her talent manifested itself especially in the latter genre. Her still lifes are swiftly set up in a Dutch impressionistic way, in which atmosphere and composition win over accurate elaboration of details.

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