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Theo Bitter artwork • painting • previously for saleHarlem

Bitter T.  | Theodorus 'Theo' Bitter, Harlem, oil on canvas 75.0 x 120.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '62 on the reverse

Theo Bitter

Harlem
oil on canvas 75.0 x 120.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '62 on the reverse

This framed painting was previously for sale.

Exhibited: Najaarstentoonstelling 2000.

Theo Bitter was a versatile artist. He painted, made watercolours, drawings, stage sets for the Hague Comedy theatre, murals and mosaics. He was also a co-founder and active member of The Hague’s post-war painters’ group Verve and later of Fugare (1960-67), to which the painters Jan van Heel, Willem Hussem and Jaap Nanninga belonged. After training at The Hague Academy of Art, Bitter initially painted in a naïve realist style. After a brief period of abstraction, from the fifties on he turned to painting in a lyrical realist manner.


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