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Hi Adrienne, Thanks for your question! you can find the dimensions via the 'Specifications' tab at the objects page in our Collection Online Website. kind regards, Sophie


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This is a group portrait of Charley Toorop's circle of friends. From top to bottom and left to right: a sculpture by John Raedecker, Edgar Fernhout, Rachel Fernhout Pellecaan, John Raedecker, Annie Raedecker, Gerrit Rietveld, Kocki Raedecker, Wim Oepts, Annie Fernhout, Pyke Koch, John Fernhout, Adriaan Roland Holst, Charley Toorop and Eva Besnyö. Toorop often organised dinner parties at her house in Bergen. This is not an actual assembly of guests, but a selection of her artist friends: painters, sculptors, a poet, a photographer and her children.


Title The Meal Among Friends
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type Painting
Location This object is on view in room 05
Dimensions (general) Width : 200 cm
Height : 129,5 cm
Makers Painter: Charley Toorop
Accession number 2045 (MK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: Rotterdamse stadgenoten 1935
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1935
Age maker Between 41 and 42 years old
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Vooral geen principes! Charley Toorop (2008)
External exhibitions 'Charley Toorop' (2010)
Vereeuwigd, 1913-2013 (2013)
De wereld van Pyke Koch (2017)
Material Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Bergen > North Holland > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the maker

Charley Toorop

Katwijk aan Zee 1891 - Bergen 1955

As a self-taught artist, Charley Toorop developed a highly personal, robust painting style. She mostly painted portraits, such as the monumental canvas ‘Three..