THE UNFINISHED BOUQUET
Oil on canvas: 30 x 45 cm / 11.8 x 17.7 ins
Signed and dated '1906' upper right
Painter of landscapes, still lifes, portraits and flowers.
Johannes Bogaerts was a pupil at the Royal Academy in Den Bosch from 1893 to 1899. He was taught by Antonius Schull and Antonius van Welie and was awarded several medals. Later on (until 1903) he studied at the Antwerp Academy under the direction of Albrecht and Juliaan de Vriendt. He worked in Den Bosch from 1904 to 1905, in Meerssen in 1906, in Teteringen until 1918, in Voorburg up to 1922 and in Wassenaar until his death.
Bogaerts had a considerable reputation for stylish still lifes. He was a member of the Pulchri Studio in The Hague. He signed his work with Jan Bogaerts.
Den Bosch 1878 - Wassenaar 1962
Arnhem - Den Bosch - Haarlem - Twente
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Flower Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1995, p. 128-129.
P. & V. Berko, "19th Century European Virtuoso Painters", Knokke 2011, p. 494.