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DIJKSTRA, Johan (1896 - 1978), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIJKSTRA, Johan (1896 - 1978), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 1896, in Groningen; died 1978.

Painter (gouache), engraver. Landscapes with figures, genre scenes.

Apart from several rare nudes in his work, Johan Dijkstra's paintings depicted the typical landscapes and scenes of peasant life of the Dutch provinces in a strongly Expressionist style. He was influenced by the CoBrA movement.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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