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Artist: Henri H. M. Savrij (Dutch, 1871 - 1942)
Title: 'Landscape with Cows'
Size: 77 x 129,5 cm (30,3 x 50,9 inch)
Signed: lower right; Henri Savrij 
Material: oil on canvas
Inventory no.: HS990
Price: € 18.000,-
Biography:

The painter Henri (Hendrikus Martinus) Savrij was born in Haarlem, the west part of Holland, in 1871.

 

He was a pupil of his father , the painter Hendrik Savrij(1823-1907). He was a  self-made man and he signed his paintings with H.M.Savrij.

 

He was the teacher of the well known painter J.A.C.de Jonge. He was a member of the Art Society ‘Arti et Amicitiae’ in Amsterdam.

 

Henri is well known because of his beautiful landscapes with animals.

 

 

The painter died in Haarlem on the 30th of November 1942.

Recorded:

 

Emanuel Benezit-Dictionary of Artists, (Gründ 2006).

Scheen, Pieter A.Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950 
(Kunsthandel Pieter A Scheen N.V.’s Gravenhage 1970)