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(Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje), 1829-1908

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

His oeuvre includes portraits, representations of elegant ladies in garden or park, in luxurious interiors (lady only, two ladies, lady with child, two children, with an anecdotal fact such as writing or reading, admiring a drawing, a flower or a piece of jewelery. , preparing for the ball, playing on mandolin or guitar …). The interiors are either heavy neobarok or elegant Napoleon III. Furthermore, female busts, both representations of Western as well as of Southern or Oriental types, often decorated with jewelery. His painting is realistic with an eye for detail and texture. It is meant as elegant genre painting without much depth.

For some paintings he worked with another painter. For example, paintings are known together with Frans Lebret (1820-1909) and with Eugène-Remy Maes (1849-1931).

Portielje worked intensively with art dealers for the sale of his production, such as with Albert D’Huyvetter and his son Albert junior in New York City and with Prinz Bros., art dealers in Brooklyn and Chicago.

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Jan Portielje (1829-1908)

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

Portielje was the tenth child (of eleven) of Gerrit Portielje, bookseller and publisher in Amsterdam and of Jacoba Zeegers. He was a student at the Academy of Amsterdam from 1842 to 1849 with, among others, Valentijn Bing and Jan Braet von Überfeldt. Between 1851 and 1853 he stayed several times in Paris for a long time, possibly during the summer months when the Academy was closed due to holidays. He also worked as a portraitist and as such had a growing clientele in Brussels and Antwerp.

After his study time, Portielje continued to live in Antwerp. He married Eulalie Lemaire (Antwerp, 1828-1903) there in 1853 and received with her the children Auguste (° 1854), Gerard (° 1856), Victor (° 1857), Edward (° 1861) and Hortence (° 1862) . Gerard and Edward also became a painter.

Portielje was buried in Antwerp at the Kiel, but later transferred to the Schoonselhof cemetery.

irina-norton:Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje Jan…

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Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

fleurdulys:Eastern European Beauty – Jan Porti…

fleurdulys:

Eastern European Beauty – Jan Portielje

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

books0977: The Reading Lesson (1883). Jan Fred…

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The Reading Lesson (1883). Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Dutch, 1829-1908). Oil on canvas.

Portielje travelled widely in France and Germany and was best known for his paintings of elegant and sophisticated women in fashionable interiors and was a highly successful portrait painter. Here the mother and her daughter read together in similar black dresses with lace trim.

loumargi:Jan Portielje (1829-1908) Jan Frederi…

loumargi:

Jan Portielje (1829-1908)

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

books0977: The Love Letter. Jan Frederik Piete…

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The Love Letter. Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Dutch, 1829-1908). Oil on canvas.

Unlike other love letter works by Portielje, here the woman reads intently with a smile on her face, suggesting that she is pleased with its contents. Highly regarded for his attention to detail, this work shows Portielje’s mastery in painting lace and fabrics.

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

crests-and-coronets:Jan Frederik Pieter Portie…

crests-and-coronets:

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (1829-1908), An Alluring Glance, date unknown

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

artfortheages:The letter – Jan Portielje (1829…

artfortheages:

The letter – Jan Portielje (1829-1908 – Dutch- Belgian)

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.

heavenpoison: Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (…

heavenpoison:

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (18291908), The Mandolin Player, Undated, Oil on canvas.

Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (Amsterdam, 20 April 1829 – Antwerp, 6 February 1908) was a Dutch-Belgian painter.