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watercolorist, author, etcher, illustrator, interior decorator, painter, draftsman
said to be 'one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century' (Scheen 1981); wrote about neoplasticism (Scheen 1981)
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Amersfoort 1872-03-07
Deceased
New York City 1944-02-01
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of teacher Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan; nephew of the artist Frits Mondriaan
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1893 - 1944
Education
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
1892-1897; received 'L.O. tekenen' in 1889 and 'M.O. tekenen' in 1892
Active in
  • Winterswijk 1893 - 1897
  • Amsterdam 1893 - 1897
  • Winterswijk 1897 - 1899
  • Amsterdam 1897 - 1905
  • Noord-Brabant (prov.) 1904 - 1905
  • Twente (regio) 1906 - 1908
  • Amsterdam 1908 - 1911
  • Domburg (Veere) 1909 - 1911
    also West-Kapelle
  • Paris 1911
    visits Paris for ten days in mid-June (Bois 1994)
  • Paris 1912-03 - 1912-05
    lives at avenue du Maine 33 (Bois 1994)
  • Paris 1912-05 - 1914-07
    lives at rue du Départ 26 (Bois 1994)
  • Laren (Noord-Holland) 1914 - 1919
  • Paris 1919-06-22 - 1919-11
    due to finding his old studio at 26 rue du Départ occupied by Tour Dones, moves into the vacant studio Kickert had occupied briefly in 1912 in the same building (Bois 1994)
  • Paris 1919-11-01 - 1921-10
    moves to a new studio at rue de Coulmiers 5 (Bois 1994)
  • Paris 1921-10-22 - 1936-03
    returns to rue du Départ, where he occupies the larger studio of the Stieltjes (Bois 1994)
  • Paris 1936-03-20 - 1938-09
    moves into new quarters in the studio building at boulevard Raspail 278 (Bois 1994)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1938 - 1940
  • New York City 1940 - 1944
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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.
allegory, flower piece, forest landscape, dune landscape, figure, coastal view, landscape (as genre), abstraction, still life, self-portrait
worked in a naturalistic style at first (1882-1908) through a transition phase (1909-1915) towards a more abstract way of painting, after that more and more compositions and abstract (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.
De Stijl, Symbolism
Prijzen
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Entered on: 1991-10-21; Modification on: 2019-01-15

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