Now is the time to sell. In 1904 of his work entitled. Its success can be measured by the acquisition of sound. Worked by the Dutch queen in 1904.Benjamin prins in his studio, amsterdam, 1934. 4 octaber 1934 (aged 74). Het oude en nieuwe testament (the old and the new will).
Benjamin liepman prins was born in arnhem, the Netherlands on 21 January 1860. He was the second of eight children from eliezer liepman philip prins. Prins shown an early talent for art and went to study with professor august allebé. In amsterdam, where his family had recently moved from arnhem. Prins joined allebé's class around the year 1877 and studied with him for five years.
After he finished middle age, liepman decided to vote the rest of his life to serious and exhaustive torah. Study; as part of his investigation he corresponded with many scholars of his generation. These scholarly interests and associations would later have great impact on benjamin's life. In 1885 liepman philip prins took his family to frankfurt, where he continued to study and write on a variety of Jewish and general subjects. During a visit with the family there, benjamin met rosa benari, the niece of a famous Jewish painter and sketcher of Jewish holiday scenes, moritz oppenheim.
They had two daughters, gretha and molly. His brother-in-law jacob eisenmann founded the eisenmann synagogue.
Prins' artistic nature found expression not only in his art work but also in the company he kept. His wife, an artist's niece, and his good friend max liebermann.
Demonstrate that he had a close circle of family and friends active in his profession. In the late nineteenth century, an artist was not considered a respectable profession. Vivian prins, grandson of benjamin prins' brother Maurits, writings in 1996. In these days, the very correctness of the middle class's attitudes of the prins family, in a sense made uncle ben something of an odity and almost an outsider. Because he was a most delightful and charming person, i think he was forgiven by the family for being an artist, but unlike the present era, the middle class attitude towards artists and actors in the 20's and 30's was that there was something not entirely respectable about these professions.
I should like to haveten to assure you that Uncle ben was completely respectable and that he had one of the most valuable assets for life -- a wonderful, observant and sharp sense of humor. Prins' happy disposition is found in his expensive works of art. They show a beauty and serenity in the bourgeoisie, his favorite subjects.
His genre paintings, traditional in dutch culture, are daughter with a quiet happy and humor. Prins' painting twijfel (doubt) depicts a young woman holding a hammer while staring at a piggy bank.
The woman has mixed emotions about breaking the bank as can be seen from the mischievous glint in her eyes and her head tilted sideways. The title of this painting as well as the composition attests to prins' sense of humor.
Prins travelled to belgium in 1884 to study at the royal academy, antwerp. He studied with verlat for two years. Verlat was known to see the beauty in reality, and prins took this search to more professed levels, seeing to understand the beauty of the inner soul, other than the superficial. From antwerp, prins went to paris, where he studied with fernand cormon. While studying in betting in 1886, benjamin prins exhibited het oude en nieuwe will (the old and the new will) at the tri-annual show in amsterdam.
The painting was enthusiastically accepted by the public; the praise which prins received at this show encouraged Him to stay and work in paris for two years after completing his studies. During this time, prins painted many works which were later exhibited all through europe (london, milan, antwerp, vilna, rotterdam, and other cities).
By the end of 1888, after having painted in paris for two years, prins felt Himself ready to begin practicing art as a profession. He specialized in still lives and made many portraits; some were of Jewish members of the local community, and others of farmers in country garb. In a letter from 1997, elsje van der goot-elias, prins' granddaughter, give us a glimpse of prins' life in the Netherlands during this time, incorrectly closing to the country as holland. Benjamin prins was a member and long-time president of the artists' club arti et amicitiae. As well as a presiding member of another artists' society, st.
Prins used to travel often to north brabant. In the southern part of holland, with his daughter green and a few of his friends, and they all worked and stayed near eindhoven and geldrop for the purpose of painting landscapes and rural farms. This item is in the category "art, antiques\art of xixe and before\paintings, enamels". The seller is "manytimes83" and is located in this country: en. This item can be shipped to the following countries: europe, United States, Canada.