Awake and Sleeping Cats

provenance

Auction Galerie Georges Giroux, Brussels, 11 Dec. 1954, lotno. 65 (ill.). Private collection, Belgium.

more about Henriette Ronner-Knip

Henriette Ronner-Knip

b. 31.05.1821
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

d. 28.02.1909
Elsene, Belgium

Ronner-Knip was born into a family of painters; her father, grandfather, uncle and aunt were all painters of merit. Mentored by her father, she started painting when she was a little girl. After a few years they moved to a farm in Nijmegen, where she found a wide range of subject matter for her paintings. Besides cats, dogs and animals on the farm, she painted meadows, fields, woods, fa . . .
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