In this family portrait Charley Toorop has immortalised herself, her son and her father in her studio in Bergen. Behind the artist is her son, the painter Edgar Fernhout holding a palette. Her father, the famous artist Jan Toorop had died in 1928; he is represented by the large bronze portrait by the sculptor John Raedecker. This portrait is also in the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
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|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 121 cm
Height 200 cm
|Accession number||2345 (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1951|
|Age artist||Between 50 and 59 years old|
|Place of manufacture||Bergen > North Holland > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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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...Bekijk het volledige profiel