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painter, draftsperson, watercolorist, pastelist, graphic artist, etcher, lithographer, illustrator, copyist, author, poet
worked at the Louvre after Rembrandt and Velasquez; worked as an etcher after 1874 (Scheen 1981)
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Groningen (city) 1824-01-27
Deceased
The Hague 1911-08-12
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Isaac Israels and Mathilde Cohen-Tervaert
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).
Israels worked with J. van Koningsveld (1846-1847) while in Paris; Dekkers 1999, p. 357
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1835 - 1911
Education
Academie Minerva (Groningen)
1835 (Scheen 1981)
Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten (Amsterdam)
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
1843 en 1847-1850 (Dekkers 1999, p. 357)
École des Beaux-Arts (Parijs)
registration 8 April 1846, Registres École des Beaux-Arts, Archives nationales Paris, inv. no. AJ-52-235. 1846-1847. Also made copies in the Louvre, Scheen 1981
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  • Groningen (stad) 1835 - 1842
    received his first drawing lessons from landscape painter J. Bruggink at the Academy Minerva in Groningen, followed by drawing lessons from portrait painter J.J.G. van Wicheren in 1836 and paintinglessons from portrait painter C.B. Buys
  • Amsterdam 1842
    moved to Amsterdam to study in the studio of J.A. Kruseman in 1842
  • Amsterdam 1843 - 1845
    was accepted as a pupil of the Royal Academy in 1843; followed lessons by Kruseman
  • Parijs 1845-09 - 1847-05
    Lived in the rue des acacias 35 in Montmartre, see Registres École des Beaux Arts, Archives nationales Paris, inv. no. AJ-52-235. Went to to Paris with fellow student Jacobus van Koningsveld; Was presented by François Picot,in whose studio he proceeded to study; there he met Johan Barthold Jongkind; Started in April 1846 his study at the École des Beaux-Arts under the guidance of Horace Vernet, Paul Delaroche and James Pradier; D. Dekkers, Een Visserstragedie Groot Geschilderd; Jozef Israëls' Langs moeders graf, Zwolle 1989, p. 21; D. Dekkers; Jozef Israëls 1824-1911 (exh. cat. Groninger Museum Groningen and Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam), Zwolle 1999, pp. 19 and 357
  • Barbizon 1846
    visited in the summer of that year; D. Dekkers, Een Visserstragedie Groot Geschilderd; Jozef Israëls' Langs moeders graf, Zwolle 1989, p. 21
  • Amsterdam 1847 - 1871
    1847-1850 lessons at the Royal Academy with Kruseman and Pieneman; in 1851 evening classes with L. Royer
  • Düsseldorf 1850
    traveled to Düsseldorf, visited the history painter E. Leutze and met genre painter Ludwig Knaus
  • Oosterbeek (Gelderland) 1850
    bezocht J.W. Bilders
  • Parijs 1853-06 - 1853
    travelled to Paris for the summer with Jan Hindrik Kiewit de Jonge and visited Ary Scheffer; D. Dekkers, Een Visserstragedie Groot Geschilderd; Jozef Israëls' Langs moeders graf, Zwolle 1989, p. 23; D. Dekkers, Jozef Israëls 1824-1911 (exh. cat. Groninger Museum Groningen and Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam), Zwolle 1999, pp. 21 and 357
  • Barbizon 1853
    visited in the summer of that year; D. Dekkers, Een Visserstragedie Groot Geschilderd; Jozef Israëls' Langs moeders graf, Zwolle 1989, p. 23
  • Zandvoort 1855
    saw the fishing life for the first time; met poet and teacher A.S. Kok
  • Katwijk (gemeente) 1856
    during the summer months
  • Zandvoort 1859
    verbleestayed in the fall with D.A.C. Artz in Zandvoort
  • Londen (Engeland) 1862
    traveled to London presumably in connection with the World's Fair, where he exhibited
  • Bloemendaal 1866
    during the summer months
  • München 1869
    visited Munich in connection with the international exhibition at the Glaspalast where he exhibited
  • Zwitserland 1869
    took a trip through Switzerland
  • Aberdeen (Schotland) 1870
    because of his debut at the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) in Edinburgh
  • Den Haag 1871 - 1911
    moved from Amsterdam to The Hague in 1871; temporarily worked in Katwijk, Brabant, Twente and Laren. In September 1881 Israels met German artist Max Liebermann in The Hague. (Häder 1999, p. 266)
  • Parijs 1877
    visited with his family in the spring the Salon; D. Dekkers, Jozef Israëls 1824-1911 (exh. cat. Groninger Museum Groningen and Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam), Zwolle 1999, pp. 31 and 359
  • Italië 1877
    trip with his family
  • München 1877
    trip with his family
  • Duitsland 1888
    trip with his wife in October 1888
  • Frankrijk 1890
    made a tour in France with his wife; paid visits to Monte Carlo, Marseille, Lyon, Aix-les-Bains and in May Paris; Jozef Israëls 1824-1911 (exh. cat. Groninger Museum Groningen and Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam), Zwolle 1999, p. 360
  • Spanje 1894
    with his son Isaac Israëls and Frans Erens, via Brussels, Paris to Spain and Tanger; D. Dekkers, Jozef Israels; een succesvol schilder van het vissersgenre, Den Haag 1994, p.350
  • Tanger 1894-05 - 1894
    with his son Isaac Israëls and Frans Erens, via Brussels, Paris to Spain and Tanger; D. Dekkers, Jozef Israels; een succesvol schilder van het vissersgenre, Den Haag 1994, p.350
  • Berlijn 1896
    traveled with Isaac to Berlin to receive a medal
  • Londen (Engeland) 1903
    in connection with an exhibition of Dutch art at which he is well represented
  • Italië 1910
    Venice before 1910 (Scheen 1981)
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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.
genre, landscape (genre), cityscape, beach scene, marine (genre), fishing genre, figure, figure study (main subject), portrait, history (genre), Christian religious scene, Jewish genre, animal painting (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint, watercolor
Product
book illustration
R. Verhoogt, 2007, p. 403 ev
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Hague School
Prijzen
  • Knight of the crown order of Italy (1878)
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Creation date: 1993-12-07; Last modified date: 2022-11-28

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