Mainmenu
Qualifications
painter, draftsman, art teacher, watercolorist, conservator (restorer)
became deaf because of illness at the age of seven and spent eight years from the age of eleven at the Doofstommeninstituut in Groningen, where he received drawing and painting lessons; l taught drawing at the Franeker Atheneum from 1821 to 1829; later (1837) he became blind (Scheen 1981)
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Leeuwarden 1788-07-08
Deceased
Leeuwarden 1839-11-27
This person/entity in other databases
Biographical information
Period of activity
1803 - 1837
ca. 1803-1837
Active in
  • Leeuwarden
  • Parijs 1814 - 1816
    Study tour to Paris with royal grant; Singelsma states in his newsarticle the period from 1814 to 1816, but Betten claims only the year of 1816; Sytse Singelsma, 'Leeuwarder kunstnaar nagenoeg vergeten; Schilder Eelke Jelles Eelkema was een kind van zijn tijd' in Leeuwarder Courant, 15 juli 1988; E-mail Henk Betten, September 18th 2006, Press archive RKD 'Eelkema, Eelke Jelles'
  • Parijs 1818
    Study tour to Paris. From there he made a journey on foot through France (Auvergne), Switzerland (Martigny) and Italy (Turin); E-mai;l Henk Betten, September 18th 2006, Press archive RKD ' Eelkema, Eelke Jelles
  • Leeuwarden
  • Frankrijk 1818
    made a walking trip
  • Zwitserland
  • Turijn
  • Londen (Engeland)
  • Leeuwarden 1829
    Grachtswal 23 (now the Zuidergrachtswal); population register of Leeuwarden 1829.
  • Haarlem
  • Amsterdam 1836 - 1837
born in
active in
died 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.
landscape (as genre), topography, still life, flower piece, fruit piece, game piece (still life)
Medium/technique
watercolor
Creation date: 1991-12-14; Last modified date: 2019-09-30

Comments

No comments

My selections

My selections

Your current selection will be lost. Are you sure?