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Jozef Israëls, 1824–1911

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Editor

Dieuwertje Dekkers.

Co-editors

Evert von Uitert, Edward van Voolen, Rivka Weiss-Blok.

Imprint

Zwolle, Netherlands, 1999. 399 pp., illustrations: 102 col., 178 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. Dutch.

ISBN

9040093997

Location

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (17 December 1999–2 April 2000)

Description

Monumental catalog that accompanied two exhibitions on Jozef Israëls. Six essays on the painter’s lengthy career, influence by Rembrandt, reception by critics and collectors, etc. Edward van Voolen’s “Israëls: zoon van het oude volk” [Israëls: Son of the Ancient People] examines the artist’s place in Jewish Art and the Zionist movements. Catalog listing according to medium. In-depth descriptive entries. 119 items.

Description

The exhibition was designed in two parts, shown simultaneously in Amsterdam and Groningen (Israëls’ birthplace). The first part “Jozef Israëls: Zoon van het Oude Volk” [Jozef Israëls: Son of the Ancient People] was presented at the Joods Historisch Museum. One section of this exhibition was devoted to works by Israëls from collections in Israel, and discusses the artist’s reception by the Israeli audience. The second part “Jozef Israëls: Meester van het Sentiment” [“Jozef Israëls: Master of Feeling” was shown at Groninger Museum, Groningen (19 December 1999–5 March 2000).

main keywords

ISRAËLS, JOZEFPAINTINGSPORTRAITSREMBRANDT VAN RIJNZIONISM

minor keywords

Drawings/SketchesGermanyNetherlands

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet for Amsterdam showing, with text by Rivka Weiss-Blok on the artist’s reception in Israel, 6 pp., 6 col. illus., 28 × 16 cm. English.

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