“Judith and Holfernes” Oil on panel c by Johannes Hendricus Jurres c1920.
Johannes Hendricus Jurres was born in Leeuwarden in 1875, dying in 1946. He was a painter, draughtsman and illustrator, depicting religious subjects, figure compositions and genre scenes. He studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, where he became a Professor in 1921. He was awarded a Silver Medal at the Paris Salon of the Societé des Artistes Français in 1913. He also took part in exhibitions in St Louis, USA and the Panama-Pacific exhibitions held in San Francisco in 1915 and Venice in 1920. His work was influenced by Decamps, Diaz and Delacroix.
His work is represented in the St Louis Museum.
Bliblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres
Image Dimensions 17cm x 24.50cm