NEERVOORT Johannes Cornelius ('Jan')


Oil on panel: 67 x 55 cm / 26.4 x 21.6 ins
Signed, situated and dated 'Antwerpen 1891' lower right

Painter of animals with a preference for cattle.

Johannes Cornelius (‘Jan’) Neervoort was born in Den Bosch on December 22, 1863 and also died there in 1940.

He worked in a very realist style.

He lived and worked in Den Bosch and later on in The Hague. Around 1888 he left for the Brabant region.

He exhibited in Amsterdam in 1888.

This particular painting was exhibited in 1893 at the Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts.

Den Bosch 1863 - 1940
Belgian/Dutch School

P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Animal Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1998, p. 368.