35. Gerrit Willem Dijsselhof
Gerrit Willem Dijsselhof
(Zwollerkerspel 1866 – Overveen 1924)
Goldfish in the aquarium
Oil on panel, 23.3 x 30.4 cm
– Auction Sotheby's, Amsterdam, September 6, 2005, lot 275
– Private collection, The Netherlands
Dijsselhof is renowned for his true-to-nature depictions of sweet and salt water aquatic life. As a member of Natura Artis Magistra he immortalised the dynamic microcosm of the aquarium in the Artis zoo in his paintings.