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Dutch
Born
Leeuwarden 1898-06-17
Deceased
Laren (Noord-Holland) 1972-03-27
buried in Baarn (Jacobs 2000)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
grandfather of Gielijn Escher
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).
Strens was a friend of Escher's and collector of his work
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1918 - 1969
Education
Arnhem: opleiding
drawing classes from F.W. van der Haagen; also learned cutting lino etc.
Technische Hogeschool (Delft)
1918 briefly studied architecture
School voor Bouwkunst, Versierende Kunsten en Ambachten (Haarlem)
1919-1922 took classes in 'vrije grafische technieken' (autonomous graphic techniques) from S. Jesserun de Mesquita, who advised him to switch from architecture to prints
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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.
abstraction, animal painting (genre), figure, landscape (as genre), cityscape, still life, self-portrait, study of insects
Prijzen
Entered on: 1992-09-29; Modification on: 2017-03-31

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