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Tinus (Marthinus Johannes) de Jongh

 (1885 - 1942)
Tinus (Marthinus Johannes) de Jongh was active/lived in South Africa, Netherlands.  Tinus de Jongh is known for landscape, street scene, still life painting, sculpture.

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Tinus (Marthinus Johannes) de Jongh


Martinus Johannes "Tinus" de Jongh (1885 -1942)

Self-taught, he began his career as a decorator in Holland, and then pursued painting full-time.  He achieved some note when the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam purchased one of his early pictures.
Forbidden to study art, he took a post with a firm of decorators in Amsterdam, but left after two years to concentrate on painting - focusing on painting street scenes, interiors and landscapes in Amsterdam.

He then moved to South Africa and began painting views of Cape Town.

His father was the rector of a gymnasium and on completion of his schooling in 1900, his desire for an artistic career met with considerable parental opposition.  He was however enrol  ...  Displaying 750 of 6616 characters.




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About  Tinus (Marthinus Johannes) de Jongh

Born:  1885 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died:   1942
Known for:  landscape, street scene, still life painting, sculpture