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Also known as Carel Jozeph Grips.
Charles Joseph Grips was a Dutch-born painter who spent much of his career in Belgium. Grips was active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but his subject matter of quiet domestic interiors carries forward the flavor of Dutch genre painting of the 17th century.
Some of his compositions are particularly in the vein of De Hooch’s marvelous interiors, inviting you back into spaces beyond the foreground room.
Unfortunately, there aren’t many images of Grips’ works online, and only a few of those are reasonably large. Those that are, however, reveal that his interiors (like those of William Merritt Chase) also work beautifully as still life paintings.
Carel Jozeph Grips, also Charles Joseph Grips, (Grave, November 22, 1825 - Vught, November 18, 1920); Dutch painter, draftsman and lithographer.
Grips was a son of Johannes Hubertus Grips and Gertruijda Cruijsen. He married in 1867 with Hermina Maria Johanna Jacoba Gerdessen, from this marriage the painters Ernest and Frits Grips were born.
Grips left Antwerp in 1837, where he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. He then became a pupil of Jan Hendrik van Grootvelt. Grips taught his sons Ernest and Frits Grips, and Antoon van Welie. He lived alternately in the Netherlands and Belgium until he settled in Vught in 1881. He painted and lithographed genre pieces, especially (kitchen) interiors, in the style of 17th century painters like Pieter de Hooch.
Grips died shortly before his 95th birthday.
(Google translation of https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carel_Jozeph_Grips) undefined