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Gerrit Hondius

 (1891 - 1970)
Gerrit Hondius was active/lived in New York.  Gerrit Hondius is known for ballet figure, landscape, still life.

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Gerrit Hondius


A modernist artist who lived in both Provincetown, Massachusetts, and New York City, Gerrit Hondius studied at the Art Students League with Max Weber and Andrew Dasburg. He also studied at the Royal Academy in The Hague.

An example of his work, a 12 x 8-inch oil on paper of a Clown, is intense in characterization, feeling and creative use of fauvist, expressionist color. Hondius was influenced by French Expressionist painter and printmaker Georges Rouault.
He was a WPA artist, whose mural of New York City became well known, and his primary subjects were ballerinas, landscapes, still lifes, and masked figures.

Hondius had over fifty one-man exhibitions in Europe and the United States, as well as showing at New York City ven  ...  Displaying 750 of 2534 characters.



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About  Gerrit Hondius

Born:  1891 - Kampen, Holland
Died:   1970
Known for:  ballet figure, landscape, still life