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Bosboom, Johannes (1817 - 1891), painter

Wiepke F. Loos

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Dutch painter. In 1831 he joined the studio of Bartholomeus J. van Hove, the Hague cityscape painter, who lived next door to his family. Initially Bosboom helped his teacher paint sets for the theatre and a number of cityscapes. Around the age of 20 he decided to concentrate on depicting church interiors. This decision determined his entire career, as his works in this genre were to establish his reputation. In his autobiography, Bosboom explained

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