Koog aan de Zaan 1876- 1964 Amsterdam
Oil on canvas
25,8 x 50,7 cm.
Signed: lower left
Félicien Bobeldijk (1876-1964) was born in Koog a / d Zaan, The Netherlands. He was a student of the Quillinusschool, the Rijksschool voor Kunstnijverheid and later the Rijksacademie. He also received lessons from Willem Witsen in Amsterdam. Bobeldijk lived and worked in Amsterdam, then in Blaricum, Castricum and Noord-Brabant (Berlicum 1912) and then again in Amsterdam. He painted, watercolored, etched, lithographed and drew landscapes, cityscapes, portraits and flower arrangements. He acquired the Willink van Collenprijs, the St. Lucas Prize and several other medals in 1900, such as the silver medal of HM the Queen in 1913 and in 1926 the gold medal of HM the Queen at Arti. Bobeldijk was a member of the associations "Arti et Amicitiae" and "St. Lucas in Amsterdam and Pulchri in The Hague. He has taught C.M. Honig and G. Visser. Bobeldijk died on January 31, 1964 in Amsterdam.