Tinus de Jongh

1885-1942 Holland/South Africa

 

Brief Biography-Marthinus Johannes de Jongh, known as Tinus de Jongh, was born in Amsterdam where he trained was a decorative painter in a craft school. He became a self-taught artist through his knowledge of paints. He spent two years in an art school, in which he wasn’t entirely satisfied with. His talents were eventually recognized by the Stedelijk Museum, when they acquired one of his works. In 1912, he received royal consent to paint scenes of the royal palace, which gained him much praise.
In 1921, he left for South Africa where he received many public commissions, his career as a landscape artist subsequently flourished. He spent the remainder of his life in South Africa, his son Gabriel also became a successful artist. He died in Bloemfontein, in 1942.

 

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camps bay

camps bay


cape dutch house

cape dutch house


country road

country road


landscape at sunset

landscape at sunset


lion's head

lion's head


meirings poort

meirings poort


sevenweeks poort

sevenweeks poort


table mountain

table mountain