South African painter Pierneef,  trees

Artist: Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African, Title: An extensive view of farmlands, c Medium: Oil on Canvas

Another great Bushveld landscape painting by Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957) - South African Art, Art Galleries in South Africa, South African Artists

Tree inspiration Another great Bushveld landscape painting by Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef - South African Art, Art Galleries in South Africa, South African Artists

Pierneef

Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef - painted landscape to the virtual exclusion of everything else. He developed a very distinctive style: Title: may be called Okahandja (this is so similar to linocut with that name).

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Artist: Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef (South African, 1886 - painted landscape to the virtual exclusion of everything else. He developed a very distinctive style;

Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef (1886 - 1957) was born in Pretoria on 13 August 1886, the year Johannesburg was founded.   During the Anglo-Boer war, the family left for the Netherlands, where he came into contact with the paintings of the old masters. During 1900, Pierneef studied drawing under an architect at Hilversum. He worked part time in a paint factory, attending night classes in drawing. In 1901 he studied at Rotterdamse Kusakademie.

Bushveld landscape painting by Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef South African Art, Art Galleries in South Africa, South African Artists Photograph by Gunther Stephan.

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