Johan Barthold Jongkind (Biographical details)

Johan Barthold Jongkind (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; French; Dutch; Male; 1819 - 1891)

Also known as

Jongkind, Johan Barthold; Jongkind, Jean Baptiste

Biography

Painter, watercolourist, etcher; mainly landscapes and seascapes. Born in Lattrop, Holland, active in Vlaardingen and The Hague, where he was trained by Andreas Schelfhout (q.v.). Trained in Paris from 1846 as pupil of Eugène Isabey (q.v.) and François Édouard Picot (q.v.); friend of Martinus Antonius Kuytenbrouwer (q.v.). Returned to Holland in 1855 and active in Rotterdam. Returned to Paris in 1860 and friend of Claude Monet (q.v.); also active in Honfleur, Nevers, Châbons and Geneva. Participated in the Salon des Refusés in 1863. His etched oeuvre consists of c.20 prints. His first etchings were made between 1855 and 1860, he published a series of six prints in 1862. Some etchings were printed by Frederick Goulding (q.v.) in London. Died in Saint-Egreve, France. Placed in Dutch School.

Bibliography

John Sillevis et al., 'Johan Barthold Jongkind', Zwolle, 2003; 'Johan Barthold Jongkind', Zwolle, 2003; V. Hefting, 'Jongkind : sa vie, son Ĺ“uvre, son époque', Paris, 1975.
Delteil I (1906) (20 etchings 1862--78)
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