Israels, Josef

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Name
Israels, Josef Gender: M
born on 27 January 1824 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Groningen, Netherlands, 53n13, 6e34
Timezone LMT m6e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°13' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 22°44 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 05°51'



Josef Israels (portrait by Jan Veth)

Biography

Dutch painter and etcher, often called the “Dutch Millet” (a reference to Jean-Franƈois Millet). Israëls was the leader of the Hague school of peasant genre painting, which flourished in the Netherlands between 1860 and 1900.

Besides oils, Israëls worked in watercolours and was an etcher of the first rank. His later works in all media express a tragic sense of life and are generally treated in broad masses of light and shade. His painting style was influenced by Rembrandt’s later works, and, like Rembrandt, Israëls often painted the poor Jews of the Dutch ghettos (e.g., A Son of the Chosen People, 1889). His son Isaac (1865–1934), also a painter, adopted an Impressionist technique and subject matter and had some influence on his father’s later work.

He died 12 August 1911.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • parent->child relationship with Israels, Isaac (born 3 February 1865). Notes: both painters

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 4

Categories

  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist

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