Elegant Lady with Blue Hat and Voile


Anonymous sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 29 October 1984, lot 162;
Kunsthandel Van Voorst van Beest, The Hague, 1985;
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner


The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, Isaac Israels in Den Haag, 2 June - 23 September 2012


Anna Wagner, Isaac Israels, Venlo, 1985, no. 104, p. 88 (illustrated). 
Pieter van Voorst van Beest, Isaac Israels: The Sunny World of a Hague Cosmopolitan, The Hague, 1991, p. 18 (illustrated)

Isaac Lazarus Israels

b. 03.02.1865
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

d. 07.10.1934
The Hague, The Netherlands

Isaac Israels was born in 1865 into an Orthodox Jewish family in Amsterdam. In 1871 the family moved to The Hague, where his father Jozef Israels (1824-1911) was already a well-respected painter. There were always many artists and art lovers in the house of the Israels family. Max Liebermann (1847-1935) for example, was a close friend of the family. Israels also showed a remarkable tale . . .
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