Leendert van der Vlist (1894 -1962) - colorful street scene
Leendert van der Vlist (Numansdorp 1894 - 1962 Voorburg) had everything to become a successful painter. Aanleg, a good teacher in the person of Willem de Zwart, and the happiness that his talent was recognized early. He was awarded a royal subsidy in 1913 and 25 years later, in 1938, he won the 1st prize from the Willink van Collenfonds. Especially in the period 1924-1930, gray tones make way for a clear palette. Leendert van der Vlist liked to work in southern countries. This panel shows how Van der Vlist brought more color into his work. Leendert van der Vlist is counted among the Leiden School. His work is appreciated by art lovers at home and abroad. (Txt® Google)
Technique: Oil on panel
Format: 31,5 x 34,5 cm
Signature: Bottom right
About the Artist
Leendert van der Vlist was born in Numansdorp in 1894, he died in Voorburg in 1962. He lived and worked in Leiden but he also travelled widely abroad. He was apprenticed to W. van der Nat and later on he was a pupil of Willem de Zwart. He won various awards and in 1943 he was the gold medal winner of the art society Arti et Amicitae in Amsterdam. He painted landscapes, cityscapes and townscapes, among others Florence and Venice. He belongs to the Leidse school. His work is included in Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden, among others.