Seascape oil on canvas painting by Toon Kelder
Seascape oil on canvas painting by Toon Kelder.
dimensions including frame: h 79.5 x w 100 x d 6.5 cm
Anthonius Bernardus (Toon) Kelder (Rotterdam, November 24, 1894 – The Hague, April 7, 1973) was a Dutch painter, draftsman and sculptor.
Toon Kelder trained at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and the Rotterdam Academy of Art. He was a student of Alexander van Maasdijk and Frederik Nachtweh. Until 1945 he painted, among other things, nudes and still lifes in the traditional style of the Hague School. After 1948 he switched drastically to abstract images and also took up sculpting. He drew many portraits. Kelder belongs to the New Hague School and was a member of Pulchri Studio.