70 x 90 cm
oil on canvas
Willem Schrofer was born in The Hague (1898) and died in Leiden (1968). Schrofer made study trips to France and Italy. Willen Schrofer painted and drew portraits, figures, still-lifes and landscapes in an impressionistic style. Schrofer's work from 1926 to 1946 was abstract, following contacts with El Lissitzky and László Moholy-Nagy.
Willem Schrofer produced important constructivist and geometric works. Schrofer taught at the Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in the Hague (1937-1962) and the 'Instituut van Kunstnijverheidsonderwijs ' in Amsterdam.
Work exhibited in Cobra Museum of Modern Art (Amstelveen) during 'Focus Paris' exhibition in 2002.