Oil on panel - signed
||Oil on panel
||19th / 20th century
||In good condition
|Title of artwork:
||Mand dragende vrouw
Painting by Ernest Sigismund Witkamp. 1858 - 1897.
Title: “Mand dragende vrouw”.
Oil/panel; size panel is 14.3 x 20.2 cm. Outer dimensions of frame: 39.5 × 33 cm.
Ernest Sigusmund 'Ernst' Witkamp. Amsterdam 1854-1897.
The painting is in excellent condition and has a beautiful, powerful appearance. In original frame. Signed on the lower right.
Amsterdam painter Ernst Witkamp was, together with Nicolaas van der Waay and Jacobus van Looy, one of August Allebe’s first pupils, who was the illustrious director of the Amsterdam State Academy of Fine Arts. He was also taught by Barend Wijnveld, Louis Koopman and Jacob Olie. Witkamp was genre and figure painter, who was known for his history paintings and portraits, but his body of work also includes landscapes, still lifes and townscapes. As a decoration painter, he made murals and ceiling paintings, also in co-operation with Nicolaas van der Waay or Hendrik Haverman. In addition, he was an etcher and enjoyed great fame because of his illustrations for well-known periodicals. Ernst Witkamp was a curator of the museum FOdor in Amsterdam from 1894 to 1897.
Museums: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museum Willet Holthuysen Amsterdam, Gemeentelijk Archief Amsterdam, and others.
Private collection of Netherlands.
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