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VD
V.D.; ook aaneen en ineen (Fichescollectie Monogrammen MHK)
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Qualifications
watercolorist, sculptor, graphic artist, illustrator, ceramicist, political cartoonist, painter, draftsman, pastelist, lithographer
draftsman for Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad 1898
Nationality/school
Dutch, French
since 1927 French citizen
Born
Delfshaven (Rotterdam) 1877-01-26
born at Voorhaven 96 / Oude Haven 63
Deceased
Monte Carlo (Monaco) 1968-05-28
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
brother of Jan van Dongen (1883); married to Augusta Preitinger 1901-1921; lived together with Léa Jacob (know as 'Jasmy') 1917-1924
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1892 - 1968
1892-1968; makes his debut as a painter in September 1895 at an exhibition of Living Masters in Amsterdam
Active in
  • Rotterdam 1892 - 1897
  • Parijs 1897 - 1898
    Rue du Faubourg du Temple 4; in the studio of Siebe ten Cate
  • Rotterdam 1898 - 1899
    Batavierenstraat 45;
  • Rotterdam 1898 - 1899
    His studio at Groenendaal 25
  • Parijs 1899-09 - 1899-12
    Rue Ordener 5
  • Parijs 1899-12 - 1905-12
    Impasse Girardon 10
  • Parijs 1905-12 - 1907
    Bateau-Lavoir, Rue Ravignan 12
  • Parijs 1907 - 1908-10
    Rue Lamarck 35
  • Parijs 1908-10 - 1916
    rue Saulnier 6
  • Spanje 1910-06 - 1911-08
  • Marokko 1910-06 - 1911-08
  • Parijs 1912-03 - 1916
    Rue Denfert-Rochereau 33 (historic), nowadays Rue Barbusse. This is his second studio next to that on Rue Saulnier.
  • Egypte 1913-03 - 1913-04
  • Italië 1913-03 - 1913-04
  • Parijs 1916
    Villa Saïd 29
  • Venetië 1921
  • Parijs 1922
    Rue Juliette-Lamber 5
  • Parijs 1924 - 1925
    signaled Rue Juliette Lamber 5 (cat. Salon des Tuileries 1924;1925)
  • Egypte 1928-01 - 1928-04
  • Parijs 1931
    signaled Rue Juliette Lamber 5 (cat. Salon des Tuileries 1931)
  • Garches 1932 - 1953
    Avenue de La Celle Saint-Cloud 23bis
  • Parijs 1933 - 1935
    Avenue Hoche 35-39, Hôtel Royal; pied à terre next to the property in Garches
  • Parijs 1935 - 1959
    Rue de Courcelles 75, atelierruimte
  • New York City 1936-12 - 1937-03
  • Monaco 1951
    Van Dongen lived here in the winter with his family and worked for the remaining time in Paris.
Teacher at academy/university
Académie Vitty (Parijs)
1912-1913
born in
active in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
flower piece, animal painting (genre), figure, interiors, landscape (as genre), nude figure, portrait, street scene, beach scene, cityscape, still life
most famous for his portraits and female nudes (Scheen 1981)
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Fauvism
Entered on: 1992-09-21; Modification on: 2020-04-23

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