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ABRAHAM JOHANNES ROMSWINCKEL (1810-1856)

 

Self-portrait in Indonesian landscape

 

Inscribed Abr.Joh.Romswinckel, geb. Batavia 17 Oct. 1810, overl. Kampen 15 Nov 1856, zoon van Jacob Carel R. 1772-1846 on the stretcher

 

Oil on canvas, 69.5 x 58.3 cm

 

Note:

Romswinckel was born in Batavia/Jakarta and became a landowner in Java. He presumably drew and painted as an amateur artist. He left Indonesia for the Netherlands, settled in Kampen where he died in 1856.