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A Weaver's Cottage

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  • Joep asked

    Tot welke stroming behoort dit?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hallo Joep, kijk eens op deze pagina, hier zal je de juiste informatie vinden: https://www.boijmans.nl/collectie/verdieping/expressionisme-1 en kijk ook eens hier: https://www.boijmans.nl/collectie/verdieping/impressionisme. Succes! Groeten, Sarie.


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In 1884 Van Gogh made a series of paintings and drawings of weavers at work in Nuenen in Brabant. The socially committed artist has depicted them as tragic figures, imprisoned behind their giant machines and doomed to carry out soul destroying work. The sombre colours underline Van Gogh's sympathy with their lot.

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Title A Weaver's Cottage
Material and technique Oil on canvas on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 47.5 cm
Width 61 cm
Artists Schilder: Vincent van Gogh
Accession number 1237 (MK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: A.P. van Hoey Smith 1930
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1930
Age artist About 31 years old
Internal exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
External exhibitions Boijmans bij de Buren - Meesterlijk! (2019)
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Nuenen > North Brabant > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Vincent van Gogh

Zundert 1853 - Auvers-sur-Oise 1890

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