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OZ Kapel, Zeedijk, Amsterdam, Holland
An absolutely fabulous painting of old Amsterdam, the sun and shadow parts and the figures in beautifull clothes make it a very lively artwork.
Cornelis Springer was born in Amsterdam 1817, he died in
Hilversum 1891. Student at the Amsterdam Art School,
pupil of G. ten Cate and K. Karsen.
Cornelis Springer lived and worked in Amsterdam, Brussels
and in Germany. He painted situations
in towns and villages with ashtonishing sunlight effects.
He obtained a gold medal for a church interior in 1847 and
in 1865 he was honoured with the "Leopoldsorde" of Belgium.
In 1878 Cornelis Springer was invited by the gouvernment
to give his opinion about the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
that was to be constructed.
Works by C. Springer in numerous museums in The Netherlands