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VD aaneen; TH.V.D., ook in gestileerde vorm (Fichescollectie Monogrammen MHK)
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Utrecht 1883-08-30
In all his documents in Amsterdam, his birthday is mentioned as 1883-08-31
Deceased
Davos 1931-03-07
Family relationships
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Married to : A.H. Feis May 1910-May 1917); Lena Milius (1917-1923); Nelly van Moorsel (24 november 1928-); son of the photographer Wilhelm Küpper (1838-1892)
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see under Documentation RKD; has collaborated with Thijs Rinsema
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1903 - 1931
ca. 1903-1931; Van Doesburg produced a number of photo collages, photo montages and a number of typographic designs for which he used photography between 1921 and 1931 (Leijerzapf et al. 1984–)
Education
autodidact
Active in
  • Utrecht 1883 - 1884
  • Amsterdam 1884 - 1886
    Jacob van Lennepstraat 17 from 24 September 1884 until March 1886; Amsterdam population register 1874-1893.
  • Amsterdam 1886 - 1889
    Kerkstraat 144 from 12 March 1886 until May 1889; Amsterdam population register 1874-1893.
  • Amsterdam 1889 - 1890
    Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat 103 from May 1889 until December 1890; Amsterdam population register 1874-1893.
  • Amsterdam 1890 - 1892
    Jacob van Lennepstraat 6 from December 1890 until April 1892; Amsterdam population register 1874-1893.
  • Amsterdam 1892 - 1893
    Nassaukade 328 from 7 April 1892; Amsterdam population register 1874-1893.
  • Amsterdam 1907 - 1916
    Jacob van Lennepkade 177 from 15 June 1907 until 23 August 1916; Amsterdam registers of family cards discarded between 1911-1920
  • Amsterdam 1907 - 1916
    Johannes Verhalststraat 33 from 15 June 1907 until 23 August 1916; Amsterdam registers of family cards discarded between 1911-1920
  • Haarlem 1916 - 1917
    Schotenweg 6 in Haarlem since August 1916; Amsterdam registers of family cards discarded between 1911-1920
  • Zoeterwoude-Dorp 1916 - 1916-12
  • Leiden 1916-12 - 1921
  • Parijs 1920-02-20 - 1920-03-10
    stayed with Piet Mondriaan; rue de Coulmiers 5; A. Ottevanger, 'De stijl overal absolute leiding'; de briefwisseling tussen Theo van Doesburg en Antony Kok, Bussum 2008, p. 281; P. Dujardin e.a.,Theo van Doesburg; een nieuwe kijk op leven, kunst en technologie (tent. cat. Paleis voor Schone Kunsten Brussel), Brussel 2016, p. 68
  • Parijs 1921-03-28 - 1921-04-09
    hotel Voyageur, avenue de Maine (hotel niet meer aanwezig); W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 40 and 43
  • Weimar (Thüringen) 1921-04 - 1923
  • Parijs 1923-05
    stayed at the house of Piet Mondriaan for a week; Rue du Départ 26; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 92-93
  • Parijs 1923-05 - 1923
    Rue du Moulin-Vert 51; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 93 and 108
  • Parijs 1923-10-15 - 1923-11-11
    stayed at the house of Piet Mondriaan; Rue du Départ 26; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 93
  • Weimar (Thüringen) 1923 - 1923-12
    stayed at the end of that year in Weimar (Thüringen); W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, p. 108
  • Parijs 1924-01 - 1924-02-01
    stayed at the house of Piet Mondriaan; Rue du Départ 26; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 93
  • Clamart (Hauts-de-Seine) 1924-02-01 - 1928
    stayed until spring 1928; Avenue Schneider 64; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, p. 109
  • Straatsburg 1927
    stayed spring of 1927; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, p. 122
  • Straatsburg 1928-04-17 - 1928-07-19
    pension Guillermo, Rue Wimpfeling 28; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 124-125
  • Parijs 1928-07-19 - 1930-12
    apartment in Villa Corot, rue d'Arcueil 2; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 135 and 137
  • Spanje 1930-04-30 - 1930-05
    on a lecture tour in Madrid and Barcelona, accompanied by Nelly van Doesburg; W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, p. 129
  • Meudon-Val-Fleury 1930-12 - 1931-02-25
    Rue Charles Infroit 29, W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 136-137 and 141
  • Davos 1931-02 - 1931-03-07
    W. van Moorsel, Nelly van Doesburg 1899-1975; 'De doorsnee is mij niet genoeg', Nijmegen 2000, pp. 141-142
Teacher at academy/university
Bauhaus Schule (Weimar)
1921-1922
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Subjects
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figure, abstraction, still life
Van Doesburg produced a number of photo collages, photo montages and a number of typographic designs for which he used photography between 1921 and 1931 (Leijerzapf et al. 1984–)
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De Stijl
1917-1931
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Entered on: 1991-09-30; Modification on: 2020-04-20

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