THE PAINTER HENDRIK VOOGD, 1768-1839
The life of Hendrik Voogd
Hendrik Voogd was born in Amsterdam on 10 July 1768.
In 1783, Hendrik goes to study at the City Academy in Amsterdam, where he is apprenticed to the wallpaper painter Jurriaen Andriessen. Hendrik becomes a painter and printer.
When Hendrik leaves for Rome in 1788, thanks to financial support from the art collector D. Versteegd, he does so for good. During his life, Hendrik becomes friends with Nicolas-Didier Boguet, Johan Christiaan Reinhart and Johan Martin von Rohden. He died in Rome in 1839.
The work of Hendrik Voogd
In his early years, Hendrik Voogd drew many sketches with pencil and black chalk and his paintings with coloured wax. Hendrik becomes influenced by Claude Lorrain and is nicknamed 'the Dutch Claude Lorrain'. Hendrik experiments with light effects and lush foliage. From 1806 onwards, Hendrik paints and draws cattle prominently.
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