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Hendrick-Dirk Kruseman van Elten

Hendrick-Dirk Kruseman van Elten
Houses by the River, watercolor, 20"x25", s.l.r. “Kruseman van Elten”
Born in Alkmaar, Holland. Lived in Paris, France. Came to U.S. in 1865. Painted landscapes in CT, MA, NY and NJ. Part of the art colony at Cragsmoor, NY, where he owned a home in Ellenville. Began etching in 1876, and achieved distinction by 1880. In 1905, two hundred of his paintings were auctioned in NY for the Artists Aid Society.

Studied: landscape painting with Cornelius Liest, in Haarlem.

Member: ANA, 1871; NA, 1883; Academy of Amsterdam; Academy Rotterdam; AWCS; NY Etching Club; Artists Aid Society; Society Painters-Etchers, London, 1881 (fellow).

Exhibited: Amsterdam International Expo., 1860 (gold medal); Brooklyn AA, 1865-86, 1891; PAFA Ann., 1876-89 (4 times); Boston AC, 1880-92; society Painter-Etchers, London, 1881; BMFA, 1881; NAD, 1866-1903; AIC, 1889-1900. Award: Chevalier, Order of the Lion, Holland.

In the collection of: BMFA; University of Minnesota; Strong Museum, NY; Century Association, NY; New Bedford Free Library, MA; Hickory Museum of Art, Inc., NC; National Academy of Design, NY; Cleveland Museum of Art.


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