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Composition in Colour No. 100

Composition in Colour No. 100

Jacoba van Heemskerck van Beest (in circa 1918)

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At the centre of this painting is a glowing vision of the towers of a dream palace. The heavy lines and transparent colours call to mind another aspect of Van Heemskerck's work, the stained glass windows in which she literally painted with light.

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Title Composition in Colour No. 100
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 112 cm
Height 91.3 cm
Artists Kunstenaar: Jacoba van Heemskerck van Beest
Accession number 2074 (MK)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: M. Tak van Poortvliet 1936
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1936
Age artist About 42 years old
Collector Collector / Marie Tak van Poortvliet
External exhibitions Boijmans bij de Buren - Branding Rotterdam (2019)
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Jacoba van Heemskerck van Beest

Den Haag 1876 - Domburg 1923

Jacoba van Heemskerck studied at the Royal Academy of Visual Arts in The Hague from 1897 to 1901. She subsequently worked for six months at Eugène Carrière's...

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