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Artist: Johannes Gerardus den Hengst (Dutch, 1904-1983)
Title: 'My Favorite Corner'
Size: 60 x 50,5 (23,6 x 19,8 inch)
Signed: lower left; J.G. den Hengst
Inventory no.: 378DR2
Johannes Gerardus den Hengst was born in Delft where he lived and worked until 1930. About 1954 he moved to Amsterdam where he stayed many years. Den Hengst was a self-taught man who became a painter, watercolorist and a draughtsman.
His subjects are landscapes, flower pieces, city scenes and still life. He used a colour sensitive palette with a dared brush stroke.
Johannes was a member of ‘Arti et Amicitiae’ and ‘St.Lucas’ in Amsterdam. He was also a member of the ‘Amersfoorts Kunstenaars Genootschap’.
Work of the painter is part of the collection of:
Joods Historisch Museum-Amsterdam.
Scheen, Pieter A. Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars, 1750-1950 (Kunsthandel Pieter Scheen N.V. ‘s Gravenhage, 1970)
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