This highly symbolic work is painted with clearly visible brush marks in light sunny colours. It represents various stages of life: old age (men in the foreground), childhood and motherhood mother and daughter on the right), carefree youth (four dancing girls), and left and right the workers. Toorop lived and worked at the time in the fishing village Katwijk.
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|Title||The Old Men by the Sea|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is travelling|
Height 130 cm
Width 150 cm
|Accession number||2429 (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: J.E. Jurriaanse 1957|
|Age artist||About 43 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