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The Meal Among Friends

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    what are the dimensions?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Adrienne,

    Thanks for your question! you can find the dimensions via the 'Specifications' tab at the objects page in our Collection Online Website.

    kind regards, Sophie

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This is a group portrait of Charley Toorop's circle of friends. From top to bottom and left to right: a sculpture by John Raedecker, Edgar Fernhout, Rachel Fernhout Pellecaan, John Raedecker, Annie Raedecker, Gerrit Rietveld, Kocki Raedecker, Wim Oepts, Annie Fernhout, Pyke Koch, John Fernhout, Adriaan Roland Holst, Charley Toorop and Eva Besnyö. Toorop often organised dinner parties at her house in Bergen. This is not an actual assembly of guests, but a selection of her artist friends: painters, sculptors, a poet, a photographer and her children.

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Specifications

Title The Meal Among Friends
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Dimensions Width 200 cm
Height 129.5 cm
Artists Schilder: Charley Toorop
Accession number 2045 (MK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: Rotterdamse stadgenoten 1935
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1935
Age artist Unknown
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
Vooral geen principes! Charley Toorop (2008)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions 'Charley Toorop' (2010)
Vereeuwigd, 1913-2013 (2013)
De wereld van Pyke Koch (2017)
Material
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Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Bergen > North Holland > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Charley Toorop

Katwijk aan Zee 1891 - Bergen 1955

As a self-taught artist, Charley Toorop developed a highly personal, robust painting style. She mostly painted portraits, such as the monumental canvas ‘Three...

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