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Isaac Israels (1865 - 1934)

Isaac Israels

In the Diergaarde Zoo the Hague, circa 1916/1917

Signed lower right
Oil on canvas
45.5 x 60.5 cm.

Isaac Israels

In the sewing studio of Paquin in Paris

Signed lower right
Pastel on paper
31 x 39 cm.

Provenance:
Private collection, The Netherlands

Isaac Israels

Maides on the bridge crossing Brouwersgracht, cornor of Herengracht, Amsterdam

Signed
Black chalk on paper
58 x 47 cm.

Isaac Israels

Cityview

Signed with the studio stamp, lower right
Watercolour on cardboard
29 x 41 cm.

Provenance:
Private collection, The Netherlands

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Isaac Israels

Artists

Isaac Israels

(1865 - 1934)

Isaac Israels was born in Amsterdam in 1865, the son of the painter Jozef Israels. Early in his life, his family moved to The Hague. During his life as an artist Isaac exchanged ‘the grey' pallet of the Haagse school (the Hague school) for a more colourful and lively pallet.

He returned to Amsterdam where he was asked to join the Kring der Tachtigers (the group of Eighty). Cityscapes featuring Amsterdam and Parisian street life, fashionable ladies, the interiors of cafés and sewing workshops are amongst his most popular scenes. He is considered to be one of the most important Dutch impressionists.