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Creator Name: Breitner, George Hendrik
Creator Nationality: European; Dutch
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1857 - 1923
Creator Name-CRT: George Hendrik Breitner
Title: Straat in aanbouw
Title Type: Foreign
Title: Construction Site in Amsterdam
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1897
Creation End Date: 1907
Creation Date: c. 1902
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 58.4cm x 78.7cm
Inscriptions: signed lower left: G. H. Breitner
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1985.145
Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund
Provenance: E. van Essen, Amsterdam (1901). M. P. Voûte, Amsterdam (1929). W. L. Ladenius, Haarlem (Amsterdam sale 1942). E. van Tenthoven-van Noorden. (Amsterdam sale 1984). (E. J. van Wisselingh, Amsterdam).
Context: A leader of the Dutch Impressionists, George Hendrik Breitner based this painting on a series of photographs he took of a construction site in Amsterdam. Although the painting appears to have been painted rapidly on the spot, it was actually carefully constructed in the studio. With the help of his own photographs and sketches, Breitner forcefully portrayed a city in transition.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1985.145
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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