Hendrik Arend Ludolf (Hal) Wichers
(1893 - 1968)
Hendrik Arend Ludolf (Hal) Wichers was active/lived in Netherlands, Indonesia. Hendrik Wichers is known for painting.
Biography Hendrik Arend Ludolf (Hal) 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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