Jozef Israëls

Life Dates:
1824 – 1911
Artist Biography:
Jozef Israëls was a Dutch painter born in Groningen to Jewish parents. He is said to be the most respected Dutch artist of the second half of the 19th century. His subject matter shifted from historical and dramatic subjects in a romantic style to depictions of the tragedies of daily life in utilizing a more realist style.