Jan Toorop was one of the most important Symbolist artists around 1900. He developed his own curvilinear style that was known as the 'salad oil style' after a poster that Toorop designed for Delftsche Slaolie. The child in the highchair is Toorop's daughter Charley who would later become an important artist
caroline gerlach asked
Is the frame that "the new generation" is exhibited in the original frame?
Also, could you please give me some information on the ownership history of the painting?
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered
The frame of The New Generation is indeed the original frame. The painting was bought in 1949 at an auction house in Den Haag by our then director J.C. Ebbinge Wubben. It belonged to a private owner who bought the work from Jan Toorop himself. For a long time it decorated the study of the Dutch poet.
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|Title||The New Generation|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 121.4 cm
Width 132.4 cm
Depth 4.8 cm
|Accession number||2337 (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1949|
|Age artist||About 34 years old|
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|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Poerworedjo 1858 - Den Haag 1928
Jan Toorop spent his youth on Java. In 1892 he moved to the Netherlands. He following a course in drawing at the Polytechnic School in Delft (1876-1879) and...Bekijk het volledige profiel