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Willy Martens

male / Dutch
painter, draftsperson, lithographer, museum director
was director of the Rijksmuseum H.W. Mesdag in The Hague until 1924 (Scheen 1981)
Semarang (Indonesia) 1856-12-01
The Hague (city) 1927-01-24
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Martens lived at the same address as Russell in 1884 (Impasse Hélène)
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Active in
  • Den Haag (stad) 1876
    until 1876
  • Amsterdam (stad) 1876 - 1881
  • Parijs 1880
    signaled rue Cauchois, 3 (cat. Paris Salon as Guillaume Martens)
  • Parijs 1881
    signaled rue Cauchois 12 (cat. Paris Salon as Guillaume Martens)
  • Nanterre 1882 - 1883
    signaled à Nanterre, rue Rigault, 21 bis (cat. Paris Salon 1882, 1883, as Guillaume Martens)
  • Parijs 1884 - 1885
    signaled boulevard de Clichy, 11 (cat. Paris Salon 1884
  • Amsterdam (stad) 1886
  • Parijs 1886 - 1887
    impasse Hélène, 15 (historic address, now rue Pierre Ginier 15) atelier where John Peter Russell lived
  • Parijs 1888 - 1890
    signaled rue faubourg saint Honoré 235 (cat. Salon de la Société nationale des Beaux-Arts 1888-1890)
  • Den Haag (stad) 1890 - 1892
    signaled van Speijkstraat 57 (La Haye), cat. Paris Salon (1891)
  • Den Haag (stad) 1893 - 1901
    Laan van Meerdervoort 127 à La Haye, cat Paris Salon 1893-1901
  • Nunspeet (plaats) 1902 - 1911
    Martens had a villa built on Groote Weg in Nunspeet around 1902, but officially settled at this site on Nov. 11, 1909.
  • Scheveningen 1910
    until 1910
  • Ermelo (plaats, Gelderland) 1911
    until 1911
  • Den Haag (stad) 1911 - 1927
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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, figure, Christian religious scene, portrait, still life, cityscape
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Creation date: 1992-01-18; Last modified date: 2022-11-29


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