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Buddhist Shrine by Dirk Schäfer (Dutch, 1864-1941)
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Buddhist Shrine by Dirk Schäfer (Dutch, 1864-1941)


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Dirk Schäfer (Dutch, 1864-1941)

Chest Top Buddhist Shrine

Oil-on-canvas, signed and dated “1936” Upper right

Painting: 23 ½” x 20 ¼”
Frame: 30” x 25 ½”

Netherlands artist, Dirk Schäfer was born in The Hague in 1864. He studied at the Academy in the Hague under Fr. Becker from 1880-1886. He later worked in The Hague, Amsterdam and Voorburg, painting still lifes, genre scenes and portraits. He worked in many mediums including oil, pencil, pastel, watercolor, etching and lithography. Schäfer was a member of the Dutch Art Circle and the Hague Art Circle. He exhibited extensively in the Hague and Amsterdam, and is represented in the Hague Municipal Museum.

Sources:
Sheen, ed. Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950
Thieme-Becker, ed. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler vonder Antike bis zu Gegenwart