Three Dancers at the Scala Theater in The Hague by Isaac Israels
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Isaac Israels

Three Dancers at the Scala Theater in The Hague 1900 - 1937

PaintOil paint
100 ⨯ 70 cm
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About the artwork

Three dancers at the Scala Theater in The Hague

The female, in popular and elegant versions, fascinated Isaac Israels in particular. Depending the situation he painted in stout wide strokes or with quick, light subtile nuances in pink, blue and jellow.

Oil on canvas; the Netherlands; 20th century.

Signed: Bottom Right; Isaac Israels.

70 x 100 cm

About the Artist

Isaac Israels was born in Amsterdam in 1865, the son of the painter Jozef Israels. Early in his life, his family moved to The Hague. During his life as an artist Isaac exchanged ‘the grey' pallet of the Haagse school (the Hague school) for a more colourful and lively pallet.
Israels was associated with the Amsterdam Impressionism movement.
Between 1880 and 1882 he studied at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, where he met George Hendrik Breitner who was to become a lifelong friend.
He returned to Amsterdam where he was asked to join the Kring der Tachtigers (the group of Eighty). Cityscapes featuring Amsterdam and Parisian street life, fashionable ladies, the interiors of cafés and sewing workshops are amongst his most popular scenes. He is considered to be one of the most important Dutch impressionists.
Isaac Israels died in 1934 in The Hague.