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painter, watercolorist, draftsman, graphic artist, etcher, illustrator, pastelist
exposeerde in 1897 op de Biënnale in Venetië
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Amsterdam 1865-02-03
Deceased
The Hague 1934-10-07
died of injuries sustained in a car crash
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son of Jozef Israëls
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1878 - 1934
Made his first drawings at the age of four (in 1869); portrayed his father's friend Salomon van Witsen accurately in 1874 (De Bodt 1999, p.10-11)
Education
Akademie van beeldende kunsten (Den Haag)
From his thirteenth birthday he followed lessons at the Academie van Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague under the supervision of J.Ph. Koelman between 1877-1880 (Jacobs 2000)
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
He only followed three classes between 1886 and 1887. According to De Bodt the Academy annotated his departure with the annotation 'was completely out of place as he was already a well rounded artist' (De Bodt 1999, p. 13)
Active in
  • Den Haag 1871 - 1887
    travelled to Paris, Italy, Munich with his parents in 1877. He left school in 1878 at the age of thirteen to travel with his parents. Visited the Paris Salon yearly from 1878 onwards. Travelled to Germany, Innsbruck, Venice, Switzerland. Painted soldiers in Arnhem and Bronbeek and made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1882. He visited Zeeland, Brabant, the Borinage (Belgium) and Charleroi between 1871 and 1884 (Jacobs 2000).
  • Parijs 1877
    During a tour through Europe with his family; De Bodt 1999, p.11
  • Parijs 1878
    To visit the Salon, De Bodt 1999, p.11
  • Charleroi 1884 - 1885
  • Amsterdam 1886-12 - 1903
    1885-1903 (Jacobs 2000); Heijbroek / Voeten 2012, p. 15
  • Amsterdam 1887
    Rozengracht 15
  • Amsterdam 1888-07-14
    Warmoesstraat 12, Heijbroek / Voeten 2012, p. 20
  • Amsterdam 1888
    Oosterpark 82
  • Drenthe (prov.)
    study trip together with Theophile de Bock
  • Parijs 1889-09 - 1889-10
    Together with Frans Erens for five weeks; De Bodt 1999, p.15
  • Londen (Engeland) 1891
  • Hamburg 1891
  • Spanje 1894
    study trip
  • Noord-Afrika (landstreek) 1894
  • Urk 1895
    Together with Max Liebermann
  • Parijs 1900
    Together with Frans Erens to visit the Universal Exhibition
  • Parijs 1903
    Rue des Petit Champs 78 (historic address, nowadays: Rue Danielle Casanova), Hôtel des Trois Princes; Stay during the summer of 1903; De Bodt 1999, p.23
  • Parijs 1903
    Rue Le Peletier 27, Grand Hôtel Le Peletier; Stay during the summer of 1903; De Bodt 1999, p.23
  • Parijs 1903
    Rue Chausée d'Antin 23; Stay during the summer of 1903; De Bodt 1999, p.23
  • Parijs 1904
    Rue le Peletier 27, Grand Hôtel le Peletier; De Bodt 1999, p.23
  • Parijs 1904 - 1913
    Boulevard de Clichy 9 (historic address, about 1915 changed to: Rue Alfred-Stevens 10), appartment on the sixth floor; Israels maintained this studio until 1925; Welling 1991, p. xix; De Bodt 1999, pp. 23 and 107
  • Londen (Engeland) 1913 - 1914
  • Den Haag 1915 - 1921
  • Zwitserland 1915
    reisde in mei-juni naar Zwitserland (Bern en Fribourg), in september 1915 terug in Den Haag
  • Parijs 1919
    Visited Paris at the end of 1919; S. De Bodt e.a., Isaac Israels; Hollands Impressionist (Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam), Schiedam 1999, pp.28 and 117
  • Denemarken 1919
  • Zweden 1919
  • Londen (Engeland) 1913 - 1923
    Jacobs 2000
  • Parijs 1920-01 - 1920
    Rue Alfred Stevens 10, apartmen on the sixth floor; S. De Bodt e.a., Isaac Israels; Hollands Impressionist (Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam), Schiedam 1999, pp. 28 and 107
  • Nederlands Indië (hist.) 1921 - 1922
    Java en Bali (21 januari tot 5 februari 1922), o.a. Batavia, Borobudur, Solo, Soerakarta
  • Den Haag 1923 - 1934
    He mainly lived and worked in The Hague, but made several trips to different European countries.
  • Zwitserland
    Study trip
  • Italië 1925
    study trip
  • Sankt Moritz 1923
  • Florence 1924
    en 1925 en 1927
  • Venetië 1928
  • Viareggio 1929
    gegevens betreft plaatsen van werkzaamheid ontleend aan De Bodt 1999, p. 10-33
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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.
landscape (as genre), cityscape, beach scene, park landscape, interiors, figure, nude figure, portrait, equestrian portrait, military genre, genre, Indonesian genre, still life, flower piece, animal painting (genre)
Medium/technique
watercolor, oil paint
Prijzen
  • werd in 1885 met een eervolle vermelding onderscheiden op de Parijse Salon
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