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Dutch
Born
Amsterdam 1860-08-13
Deceased
Amsterdam 1923-04-13
Witsen werd begraven op de Oosterbegraafplaats, Amsterdam.zie: De Groot/Heijbroek 2003, p. 12-66
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son of Jonas Jan Witsen (zie record in deze dabatbase)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1875 - 1923
ca. 1875-1923
Education
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
1876-1884 (Jonkman 2003, p. 38-39)
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1880 - 1888
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Antwerpen 1881
    trok in 1881 met Piet Meiners naar Antwerpen (De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66)
  • Ewijkshoeve (landgoed) 1881 - 1888
    His father bought this manor in 1881 (De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66)
  • Amsterdam 1887-04
    Oude Schans 5
  • Parijs 1887
    met Veth naar Millettentoonstelling (Haverman 2003)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1888 - 1891
    in Camden, De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Amsterdam 1891 - 1893
    Oosterpark 82, De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Ede 1893 - 1899
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Rotterdam 1896 - 1898
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Dordrecht 1896 - 1899
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Amsterdam 1899 - 1902
    Jacob van Lennepkade 63, De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • Amsterdam 1902 - 1906-05
    Overtoom 75, De Groot Heijbroek, 2003, p.
  • Amsterdam 1906-05 - 1923-04-13
    Oosterpark 82
  • Amsterdam 1911-10
    Witsen received permission from the Director of public services to moor his studio boat in the Rokin near the Beurspoortje to study the view. This resulted in several studies and paintings of the Vijgendam and the Beurspoortje. Heijbroek / Schmitz 2014, p. 70
  • Venetië 1914
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
  • San Francisco 1914
    vertrok naar San Francisco als afgevaardigde van de Hollandse delegatie voor de internationale tentoonstelling ter gelegenheid van de opening van het Panamakanaal (De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66)
  • Indonesië 1921
    De Groot, Heijbroek, 2003, p. 12-66
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Subjects
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genre, figure, nude figure, landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, animal painting (genre), cityscape
Medium/technique
watercolor, oil paint
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Amsterdam School
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