Cornelis Ruhtenberg was active/lived in Colorado, Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania / Germany. Cornelis Ruhtenberg is known for abstract figure, portrait and still-life painting.
Biography Cornelis Ruhtenberg
With roots in northern Europe, training in Germany, early artistic success in New York, and sojourns in Pennsylvania and Italy, the late Cornelis Ruhtenberg was unquestionably one of the Midwest's most creative and distinguished artists. Her portraits, still-life studies, and figure compositions follow a realist tradition centuries old, yet evolve beyond patterns to speak directly to contemporary viewers.
These expressions are intended to offer a distinctive and uncommon harmony, elegance, and imagination. That her work holds broad appeal in subject matter and excellence of execution is evident by the long list of permanent collections and major museums owning it. From the Berlin Museum in Germany, to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpt
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