Jan Zoetelief Tromp
Children playing on the beach of Katwijk
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Jan Zoetelief Tromp painted most of his work in the towns of Blaricum and Katwijk. Agrarian life in Blaricum first captured his interest in 1899, and in 1905 he ‘discovered’ Katwijk, where he subsequently spent summers with his family and finally settled permanently in 1914. Tromp painted the daily lives of the fishing community, and especially pictures with children, showing them playing on the beach, shepherding goats or returning from the dunes. These scenes are all idyllic and resonate with a familial contentment that presumably reflected his own. Being both deaf and somewhat introverted, Tromp preferred to use his own wife and children as models.

Provenance:
veiling S.J. Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 28 maart 1939, lotnr. 366 (met afb.); Sotheby's Amsterdam, 22-10-2002

Literature:
F. Wagter, T. Deckers (red.), 'Katwijk in de schilderkunst', Katwijk 2011, pag. 282 (met afb. in kleur nr. 130).

Exhibited:
Parijs, Salon de la Société des Artistes Français, 1936; dit schilderij is als reproductie afgebeeld op een billboard langs een kunstroute op Vlieland, in het kader van het 50-jarig jubileum ‘Water verft’ van Museum Tromp’s Huys op Vlieland, 23 april t/m 20 nov. 2010; Katwijk, Katwijks Museum, 'Katwijk in de schilderkunst II', 19 juli-5 nov. 2011.

Artwork details:
Johannes 'Jan' Zoetelief Tromp
Batavia (Nederlands-Indië) 1872-1947 Breteuil-sur-Iton (Frankrijk)
Children playing on the beach of Katwijk
oil on canvas, 68,3 x 95,9 cm
signed l.r. and on the reverse

Details

  • Artist
    Jan Zoetelief Tromp (1872-1947, Dutch)
  • Creation Year
    Unknown
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    26.89 in. H x 37.76 in. W
  • Seller Location
    Ede, Netherlands
  • Reference Number
    LU72032509963
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