Small Impressive Oil on Canvas Artwork of African Landscape by Dieuwie Holthuyse

Small Impressive Oil on Canvas Artwork of African Landscape by Dieuwie Holthuyse

$90.00Price
Original Small Vintage Oil on Canvas Artwork of African Landscape signed by D. Holthuysen. Born in Holland and immigrated to Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe) in 1957 Dieuwie had always enjoyed art from a very young age and showed an early potential in her school artworks, winning many competitions in his Native Holland. She started her full time career in 1980. Together with her husband Piet and they set up their own business from home. Over the past 35 years she has done more and more wildlife pastels, oils and watercolours, her paintings received wide acclaim wherever she exhibited, and she enjoyed her field trips with her husband. Dieuwie had traveled widely throughout Southern Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Zambia and Botswana. She had partaken in an exhibition in the Netherlands, which was opened by Prince Bernard, Patron of the World Wild Life Fund. The exhibition was to raise funds for the translocation of elephants in south East of Zimbabwe. Dieuwie also exhibited in Zambia raising funds for a child orphanage, and also attended the Cites Conference exhibition here in Zimbabwe, and has sold many paintings to Art Galleries in Kenya and Botswana and Zambia as well as in Zimbabwe. Later she had moved to take up residence in South Africa in the Eastern Cape and painted Wildlife, Birds, Land & Seascapes. In the last years of her life she painted from her lovely home in Port Alfred, exhibited in Port Alfred and East London, P.E. and attended the Grahamstown Art Festival 6 years at the Steve Biko building in the dining hall. This particular Artwork has some Wear & Tear, comes Framed and in Original Condition.

Dimensions: 255 x 160H mm

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