A Lady on the Streets of Amsterdam

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George Hendrik Breitner

b. 12.09.1857
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

d. 05.06.1923
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

George Hendrik Breitner is generally considered one of the most important painters of the 19th century. Together with Isaac Israëls and Willem Witsen he is one of the founders of what was later called Amsterdam Impressionism. Typical of Breitner is his love for the dynamic city life in the streets. Breitner not only portrayed industrial activities of workmen and draught horses, he depic . . .
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