Dooijewaard, Jacob (1876-1969)

Dooijewaard, Jacob (1876-1969)

Jacob Dooijewaard was an accomplished Dutch painter of genre scenes, landscapes, cityscapes, still lifes and portraits. He trained at three institutions in Amsterdam and his works are held in numerous public collections including the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp. He was close friends with the American artist William Henry Singer, Jr. (1868-1943) and his wife Anna Brugh, the founders of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. His brother, Willem Dooijewaard (1892-1980), was also an artist.

Public Collections

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Van Abbemuseum, Noordbrabants Museum, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Singer Laren, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.

Timeline

1876

Born in Amsterdam, Holland to Aalt Dooijewaard, an artist, and Christina Dooijewaard (nee Harberts).

1891-1893

Studied at the Arts and Crafts School Quellinus in Amsterdam under J Visser.

1894-1898

Studied at the State Normal School for Drawing Teachers in Amsterdam.

Studied at the Applied Arts School in Amsterdam.

1903-1946

Lived in Laren.

1903

Awarded the Willink van Collenprijs.

1910

Undertook a study trip to Spain.

1920

Undertook a study trip to France.

1936

Solo exhibition at Galerie Eugène Druet in Paris.

1937

Awarded a Royal medal by Queen Wilhelmina.

1949

Travelled to the USA.

1960

Lived in Blaricum.

1969

Died in Amsterdam.

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