(1893 - 1968)
Hendrik Arend Ludolf (Hal) Wichers was active/lived in Netherlands, Indonesia. Hendrik Wichers is known for painting.
Biography Hendrik Wichers
Hendrik Arend Rudolf (HAL) Wichers was born in Tarutung, West Sumatra on April 16, 1893. He was a pupil of “Rijksacademie” in Amsterdam, and returned to his native country in 1919, where he lived and worked in Bandung, Semarang, and Jakarta.
He was a member of “Bataviasche Kunstkring” and participated in several of their exhibitions between 1923 and 1936. Several of his Indonesian watercolours and paintings were used to illustrate ‘De Zweep’, a weekly published in 1922 and 1932. An oil painting by his hand, entitled ‘Aren-palmen’, is reproduced in the ‘De Java-Bode’ on October 27, 1937.
During World War II he was interned by the Japanese and put in a camp. Prolific and well-REFERENCE
Haks and Maris “Lexicon of Foreign Artists Who Visualized Indonesia
(1600 - 1950), published by Gert Jan Bestebreurtje (The Netherlands),
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