This is a beautiful and finely painted Antique Old Dutch Impressionist Realism Tulip Flowers Still Life Oil Painting on canvas, by esteemed early 20th century Dutch painter, Aart Bijl 1885 - 1962. This artwork likely dates to the 1930's and depicts a near photorealistic still life scene of a glazed Delft vase with multicolored tulip flowers inside, and a folded blue and white cloth at the right side of the image.Signed: "Aart Bijl" in the lower right corner. Additionally, there is an old framer's label on the top stretcher bar of the verso which reads: Kunsthandel Gebroeders... This masterful piece exhibits the finest techniques of Dutch still life painting and could easily be mistaken for a Dutch Old Master artwork from the Golden Age. Approximately 25 1/2 x 29 1/4 inches including frame. Actual artwork is approximately 20 x 23 3/4 inches. Very good condition for age, with some yellowing and scuffing to the vintage wooden frame please see photos. Bijl's original artworks seldomly come up for sale. This is one of his finest paintings to ever be offered anywhere. Acquired in Los Angeles County, California. If you like what you see, I encourage you to make an Offer. Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks!
Aart Bijl (1885 - 1962) was active/lived in Netherlands. Aart Bijl is known for Painting. Aart Bijl (Rotterdam, 7 April 1885 - The Hague, 16 January 1962).
Aart Bijl is a Dutch artist who taught at the Academy of Fine Arts and Technical Sciences in Rotterdam. He has made many paintings, drawings, watercolors and etchings.Much of his work is inspired by the port of Rotterdam. On this site you can find information about him and his work. The work is never well documented, there is no complete overview of it.
Much of the information on this website comes from his son, who was also named Aart Bijl. He was initially a coxswain on the high seas, but settled in the United States in the fifties after studying medicine as a doctor. Aart Bijl was born in Rotterdam on 7 April 1885.After primary school he went to work for a painting company, which also made many theatre sets. At that time, a room was not painted in one color, many decorations were also applied, such as angels on the ceiling. Aart turned out to have a talent for painting, he made very good decorations. In the evening he attended art school.
Huib Luns, head teacher at the art academy and father of the minister Luns, recognized his talent and urged him to obtain a teaching certificate. He followed that advice, after which he became a teacher at the academy. He was a beloved teacher, with great drawing skills, and he was open to innovation. At the academy, Aart Bijl had a talented student, Anna van Linschoten. Their relationship developed into more than just teacher and student.
There was romantic love, to the extent that it came to marriage, which at that time was a prerequisite for further acquaintance. Anna quit her artistic career after the marriage, to devote herself to the family. That was a shame, because her work was certainly as good as her husband's. The Netherlands has a great visual culture, everyone knows the painters who have received the most recognition.Aart Bijl was inspired by Rembrandt and Van Gogh. Like Rembrandt, he made an etching of the tower of Ransdorp. And like Van Gogh, who was not nearly as popular at the beginning of the last century as he is today, he drew sunflowers inspired by Japanese drawings. At the beginning of the last century, few Dutch people came outside the Netherlands.
Aart Bijl travelled through Southern Europe and made paintings and drawings of the cities and nature he saw there. He drew in Italy and Spain, there is also an etching of the Bernese Oberland. His greatest source of inspiration was the port. He rendered port images recognizable, colored by his own vision and loaded with emotions. In addition, he made portraits, especially in the Second World War he supplemented his income.
In addition to monochrome etchings and oil paintings, he made woodcuts, watercolors and color etchings. Not only from the ports, but also from trips abroad and natural landscapes.Aart Bijl had many contemporaries who made the same work, such as Jan Sirks (1885 - 1938), who also made etchings of cityscapes, animals, landscapes and forest views. Other contemporaries with work such as that of Aart Bijl are Johan van Mastenbroek (1875 - 1945) and August van Voorden (1881 - 1921). Johan Molenaar (1914 - 1989) also made many harbour views, he was a pupil of Aart Bijl. Harbour statues (1917 - 1940), Aart Bijl. 5 July - 14 August 2015 Koffiehuis Javablend, Tosaristraat 1, 1019 RT Amsterdam.
New Impressionism show at Wiscasset Bay Gallery. Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:15pm. "Belgian, French, Dutch and American Impressionism" will open at the Wiscasset Bay Gallery on Saturday, Aug.
Impressionist views of the Netherlands, Paris and New York will be exhibited alongside views of Venice and the French countryside. Roosenboom died at the young age of 30, at the height of his artistic success. "Contemplation" depicts an elegant woman in a white flowing dress reclining on a chaise lounge.Her cat sleeps peacefully at her side adding to the ambiance of the sumptuous interior. Contrasting Roosenboom's quiet work is Robert Henri's delightful, small oil of bustling New York Harbor. Henri was a leading figure in the Ashcan School and "The Eight" in New York City. His writings and teaching at the Art Students League influenced generations of American painters. "Belgian, French, Dutch and American Impressionism". The Wiscasset Bay Gallery is open daily 10 a. And is located at 67 Main Street (Route 1) in historic Wiscasset village. Guest artists enrich the Wiscasset Art Walk Aug.
And Married with Chitlins perform on the sidewalks. The sidewalks of the village will be pulsing with music and dance during the Wiscasset Art Walk from 5-8 p.
Boston's Luminarium Dance Co. Will entertain visitors with members' spontaneous dance moves, playfulness and theatricality, as acclaimed strolling sidewalk musicians, Married with Chitlins, play their own versions of traditional country tunes.Guest artists will be in residence for the evening in several galleries, and gallery musicians, wine tasting, shopping, and champagne fill out the evening. Park your car and explore the village during art walk night. Sylvan Gallery, 49 Water Street, hosts photographer Nina Fuller who is "Celebrating the Year of the Sheep, " with a collection of her visually compelling photographs. Fuller focuses on the Scottish blackface sheep she raises on her farm in Hollis.
Fuller's photographic images are personal and sensitive. Ingram Fine Art & Antiques, 106 Main Street, hosts an exhibition featuring Maine artist Ronald Frontin with work in oils and watercolors. Frontin is a contemporary painter who continues the American realist tradition of Winslow Homer and Thomas Eakins with his fastidiously rendered figural images set on the coast and in the countryside. His subjects include the hardworking fisherman and farmers of Maine, and his family and friends.
His paintings convey respect for the grueling and absorbing tasks of outdoor life and capture the particular light and mood of the Maine landscape. Look for it during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Aug.Moulinette Mercantile, 60 Main Street, has invited photographer Anna Shaw to display her intriguing photos. According to Shaw, who will be on hand during the art walk, she works digitally, no darkroom involved, to create archivally processed black and white gelatin silver prints which have been treated with multiple toners to make them split between two colors.
Some photos are documentary, others are abstract and ethereal. The Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren Street, exhibits Capturing Maine: Photographs from the Collection of Historic New England. As part of the Maine Photo Project, this exhibition. Takes audiences on a wonderful tour of Maine from the mid-19th century through the 20th.
These photographs capture moments that illuminate the state's spectacular scenery, life on the coast, industrial and agricultural history, summer tourists at play, residents at work, and other activities. The Wiscasset Bay Gallery's current exhibit at 67 Main Street, "Belgian, French, Dutch and American Impressionism, " offers Impressionist views of the Netherlands, Paris, and New York alongside views of Venice and the French countryside.8 Federal Street, shows off a newly acquired Georgian Rosewood open bookcase. The classic lines and brass details of this 18th century piece give it a sleek, sophisticated, almost modern look. Several small French landscape oil paintings will be offered at 20 percent off only during the art walk. Next door, at Wiscasset's newest gallery, WBG Modern and Contemporary, explore the collection of mid-century paintings, taxidermy assemblages, and surrealist photography. According to the photographer, Keith Hamilton, Narratives are intentionally open-ended and invite the viewer to participate in the story.