Painting Lot A-81037
Pieter Alardus Haaxman (1814 – 1987)
Oil on canvas, 49 x 69 cm
This painting, painted by P. A. Haaxman is a typical romantic scene of a man and women outside. Probably just returning from their walk. They are about to enter a building. In the left corner of the painting, there is a mother with her two children on the ground begging the couple for some money. This painting “Shared Wealth” is signed on the lower right. This painting has a wonderful hand painted 19th-century frame.
Pieter Alardus Haaxman was educated by two well-known art painters Cornelis Ouboter van der Grient and Cornelis Kruseman. Haaxman painted mostly portraits, still lifes, beach landscapes and history genres. His work is exhibited in various museums, like the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Works of Haaxman has been recognised and included in the collection of Cultural Heritage of the Netherlands. Haaxman is included in many arts literature such as in the National Art History Documentation Center (RKD) in The Hague, Netherlands, the ‘Lexicon Dutch Visual Artists 1750 – 1950’ by Pieter A. Scheen, and in the database of the Documentation of Fine Arts of South-Holland, part of ‘ART Index’.