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FERNHOUT, Edgar (1912 - 1976), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERNHOUT, Edgar (1912 - 1976), Painter

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, in Bergen; died 1976, in Bergen.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes, interiors, still-lifes.

Edgar Fernhout was the grandson of the Symbolist painter Jan Toorop and the son of Expressionist painter Charley Toorop, daughter of Jan. He frequently spent time working in Amsterdam, France and Italy. He started painting at the beginning of the 1930s in Amsterdam, having his first solo exhibition there

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