Ritsema, Coba

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Ritsema, Coba Gender: F
Jacoba Johanna Ritsema
born on 27 June 1876 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Haarlem, Netherlands, 52n23, 4e38
Timezone LMT m4e38 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°12' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 23°41 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 05°25'

Coba Ritsema (1956)
photo: Herbert Behrens / Anefo, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Dutch portrait painter, a member of the Lucas Society, Arti et Amicitiae (where she was one of the first female voting members), and the Amsterdamsche Joffers (Amsterdam Young ladies) - a group of young rich female artists who worked together a lot and had a joint vision on art.

She was a pupil of August Allebé, George Hendrik Breitner, Carel Lodewijk Dake, Fredrik Theodorus Grabijn, Jacob Ritsema (her brother), Thérèse Schwartze, and Nicolaas van der Waay.

In 1910 she won the bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle et Internationale in Brussels, in 1912 and in 1923 she won a silver medal from the city of Amsterdam, and in 1918 she won a Royal medal given to her by Queen Wilhelmina.

She died from a weak heart on 13 December 1961, aged 85, in Amsterdam.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • (has as) teacher relationship with Dake, Carel (born 26 August 1857)


  • Death by Disease 13 December 1961 (Weak heart, age 85)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award