Henricus Marie (Harry) De Hartog (1902-85) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Rotterdam, Holland in 1902, Harry Den Hartog is a self taught painter, who arrived in Australia in 1923. Harry married Dorothy Verna Watson (1889-1991) in 1927 in Lithgow, New South Wales.

A social realist painter, he exhibited in Melbourne with Counihan, Bergner and O'Connor. Den Hartog succeeded George Bell as president of the Contemporary Art Society in 1940.

He died at Forest Hill in Melbourne on 21st May 1985 and was buried at Warrandyte on 24th May 1985 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Melbourne Street Scene with Salvation Army Group
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Melbourne Street Scene with Salvation Army Group
Oil on canvas on board, 55.2 x 40.5 cm
Australian and European Paintings, Christies, Melbourne.
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