(1877 - 1965)
Salomon Meijer was active/lived in Netherlands. Salomon Meijer is known for painting.
Biography Salomon Meijer
Dutch painter Sal Meijer, also called “Sally”, was known for his paintings and etchings depicting cats and the Amsterdam canals and streets. Sal Meijer was born at Zwanenburgwal 10 (Amsterdam) as the descendant of a family of Jewish diamond workers. In his younger years he worked as a diamond adjuster and at the same time followed an art education. He left the diamond trade in 1914 and devoted himself entirely to painting. Unlike the cat painters of the 19th century, such as Henriette Ronner-Knip Meijer depicts his cats without any adornments: the cats are depicted unaccompanied, without any toys or other forms of distraction, as strong individuals. His first solo exhibition took place in 1926. But true appreciation and recognition for his
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