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Studio 2000 Art Gallery

Jan Toorop (Java, Poerworedjo 1858-1928 The Hague)
The orphanage, Amsterdam, 1926
Mixed technique on paper
23.5 x 14.5 cm
Signed and dated lower left ‘J.Th. Toorop 1926’
Annotated ‘R.K. Vereeniging ter Bescherming van meisjes (Amsterdam) Voor Programma. De letters in één rechte lijn onder laten drukken’
Study for a poster for the Roman Catholic Association for the protection of girls, Amsterdam
Provenance: Auction Christie's, Amsterdam, 12 December 1990, lot n° 97; private collection, The Netherlands
Literature: H. Kraaij en W. Rothuizen, Jan Toorop: Het late Symbolisme, Amsterdam 2001, p. 97