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watercolorist, decorative painter (of interiors), decorative painter (of objects), etcher, graphic designer, professor, illustrator, copyist, painter, draftsman
painted the Golden State Coach with allegorical representations; also drew the portrait of the young Queen Wilhelmina for stamps and coins; was an illustrator for Elsevier's Monthly Report and the Police News of Amsterdam
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
Amsterdam 1855-10-15
Deceased
Amsterdam 1936-12-18
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
He received his first drawing from L.J.H. Koopman, with whose daughter he later married.
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).
He collaborated on decorative interior paintings with Witkamp and Haverman: with Haverman in 1879 and with Witkamp in 1879 and 1886.
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Biographical information
Education
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
1871-1875 (Jacobs 2000)
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1871 - 1936
  • Artis (Amsterdam)
    made some works in the zoo
  • Florence 1884
    As van der Waay was the only competitor for the ' Prix de Rome' of the Academy in Amsterdam, the price was not awarded in 1884. Van der Waay got a stipend, so he could go to Italy from 4 April until 26 October 1884.
  • Rome 1884
    study trip; made copies to old masters there (Scheen 1981)
  • Venetië 1884
    study trip
  • Parijs 1884
    study trip (Jacobs 2000)
  • Amsterdam 1884 - 1936
Teacher at academy/university
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam)
1891-1925: professor (Jacobs 2000); in 1891 he became professor there as successor to Prof. dr. Wijnveld, which function he held until his retirement in 1927
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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, figure, genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), military genre, nude figure, portrait, cityscape, still life
Medium/technique
watercolor, oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2018-10-16

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