Breitner Sketches Amsterdam

BreitnerThis exhibition is focused on Breitner’s work, sketches and paintings. George Hendrik Breitner was a Dutch painter and photographer.

He was born in 1857 in Rotterdam and he died in 1923 in Amsterdam in Holland. He is one of the most important figures of the Amsterdam Impressionism and he is most famous of his realistic paintings of street scenes and harbours. The exhibition shows endless sketches from the Dutch artist and a wide range of paintings and watercolours of Amsterdam. During the exhibition visitors will have the chance to discover and understand more Breitner through his paintings and sketches. He used his sketch book on a daily basis and he documented every change that happened around him and in the city of Amsterdam.

Through his sketches and paintings visitors will have a realistic and clear picture of the life back in that period of time. The Breitner Sketches exhibition will take place in the heart of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The exhibition will be held at Amsterdam City Archives from 10th October until next year 1st February 2015. The museum is closed every Monday but it is open from Tuesday to Friday.

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