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'De Rotterdammers' is a diptych of Rotterdam that incorporates all the images that make the city so special (the bridges, buildings, companies, people, events, sports and culture and the brands). The left diptych mainly consists of images of the 'older' Rotterdam, including the White House, the City Hall, the Laurenskerk, Van Nelle factory, the Euromast, the Kuip, Paalwoningen, Hotel New York, Willemsbrug, Willem de Kooning, Kees van Dongen and the statue of Zadkine. The right-hand part of the diptych includes the new stadium of Rotterdam, the Markthal, the Zwaan, the New Luxor and "De Rotterdam". "The SS Rotterdam is painted over the two parts with acrylic. The background of the painting is digitally printed canvas stretched on two aluminum frames of 180 x 75 cm (Edition of 10). This concerns no. 7/10. The price is € 3500.00. On request  available as mixed media  size 1.80 x 1.60 m. in nr. 8/10 and as an ART print in different sizes. For more information about possibilities, contact the artist


PublisherAnnejole Jacobs-de Jongh (Jole)
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About the artist

Annejole Jacobs-de Jongh (Jole), born in Breda (The Netherlands) makes modern mixed-media portraits since 2003, on commission for private individuals and companies or as free work. 

Her work consists of 'portraits with a story'. She makes designs on the basis of all kinds of digital images, photos and texts and then paints the portraits on backgrounds printed on canvas. The backgrounds of the paintings are often composed of various layers of digital images, texts and scanned originals from art, history, music, literature or contemporary times.

In her work she is often inspired by women. Apart from this she also made a series of love couples on the backgrounds of famous love paintings, a series 'Made in Holland' with the most famous Dutch people, brands, items and paintings, 'Van Gogh' and  'De Rotterdammers', two paintings where all famous Rotterdam buildings, people, events, statements and brands have been incorporated. Her latest series "Take your time" consists of compilations of images, people, texts, photos and items from different eras.

Jole exhibits and sells her work directly and through art brokers and galleries. In 2009 she won the first prize in a national competition with the painting by Maxima and exhibited in the CODA-Museum. In 2015 she was selected as one of the contemporary Dutch pop art artists for the exhibition 'Ontpopt' in the Museum van Zandvoort and in 2016 her painting of 'Van Gogh' was selected for the exhibition '125 variations on Van Gogh' in the museum of Breda.

In 2019 Annejole took part in the TV program 'Sterren op het doek' in which she made the winning portrait of Matthijs van Nieuwkerk.

Jole lives and works in Rotterdam.

Other work of Annejole Jacobs-de Jongh (Jole)

Meisje met de Parel
Painting, 100x100x4 cm (w/h/d)
'Love each other'
Prints, 50x50x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
'The Sixties' - Brigitte Bardot
Painting, 100x100x4 cm (w/h/d)
Brigitte Bardot
Prints, 100x100x4 cm (w/h/d)
New Media, 100x100x4 cm (w/h/d)
New Media, 45x45x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
V-J Day in Times Square
New Media, 50x50x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
Prints, 50x50x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
Made in Holland - Amsterdam
Painting, 100x100x4 cm (w/h/d)
'The Eighties' - Madonna
Prints, 65x65x2.5 cm (w/h/d)