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Three Generations

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  • Brigitte Godard asked

    Y-a-t-il une toile de Charley Toorop dans le domaine public libre de droits ? Merci

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Dear Brigitte, excuse me for answering in English, my French is not sufficient. Works by Charley Toorop will be in the public domain 70 years after her death, which will be in 2025. Kind regards, Els


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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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Title Three Generations
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 121 cm
Height 200 cm
Artists Artist: Charley Toorop
Accession number 2345 (MK)
Credits Purchased 1951
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1951
Creation date in 1941 - 1950
Internal exhibitions Een prikkelcollectie (2000)
Vooral geen principes! Charley Toorop (2008)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions 'Charley Toorop' (2010)
Portret in portret (2012)
De Toorop Dynastie (2019)
Place of manufacture Bergen > North Holland > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the artist

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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