George Hendrik Breitner: Girl in a red kimono (1893)

(Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands)

A famous painting from the Dutch artist George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923). The girl on this paiting is Geesje Kwak (1877-1899) who was a seamstress or was selling hats. She became a regular model for Breitner who used her frequently in his work. The set of Geesje in a kimono (which consists of several paintings, drawings and photo's) is his most best known work. Painting from 1893.

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