- Also known as
primary name: Israels, Joseph
other name: Israëls, Jozef
- individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; Dutch; Male
- Life dates
- Painter, draughtsman, etcher, lithographer, illustrator and author. Born at Groningen, worked in Amsterdam and The Hague. Trained in Groningen at the Academie Minerva, Amsterdam at the Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten and at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten and in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts. Travelled to Paris, Barbizon, Düsseldorf, London (1862 and 1903), Munich, Switzerland, Aberdeen (1870, elected as member of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh), Italy, Spain, Morocco, Berlin. One of main representatives of The Hague School. Active as printmaker after 1874. Etched landscape scenes in the style of Millet which where exhibited at the Royal Academy, where he was elected member in 1872 (and 1903?). Also many reproductive plates after his paintings. He was an honoured member of the Société Royale Belge des Aquarellistes and probably also a member of the Société Internationale des Aquafortistes.
- H.J. Hubert, The etched work of JI, Amsterdam 1911 (catalogue)
Robert Verhoogt, 'Art in Reproduction', Amsterdam 2007, chapter 6