40. Clasine Neuman
(Amsterdam 1851 – The Hague 1908)
Wild roses in a wicker basket
Oil on canvas, 57.2 x 64.6 cm
Clasina Neuman followed in the footsteps of her father Johan Heinrich Neuman (1819-1898) and studied at the 'Rijksnormaalschool voor Teekenonderwijzers', which was situated on the top floor of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. As a progressive female artist she took part in numerous exhibitions, including the 'National exhibition of women's work' (National exhibition of women's work) in The Hague in 1889. Neuman also was a valued member of Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam and the 'Schilder- and drawing society Kunstliefde' in Utrecht.