Hendrik Haverman belonged to the group of Dutch artists known as the' Tachtigers', meaning the 'Eighties', because these artists started their careers around the eighties of the nineteenth century. They were also called 'the impressionists of Amsterdam'. Together with his collegues Jan Toorop, George Breitner and Isaac Israels Hendrik Haverman was one of the leading figures of this movement.
This watercolor is located in Amsterdam and shows three women out on the street.
Signed with stamp of his atelier
Hendrik Haverman was a Dutch painter. He studied a t the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten at Amsterdam but as well he studied at the art academies of Brussels and Antwerp. He was a pupil of August Allebé and Hendrik Valkenburg. He made portraits, city and landscapes.
Besides his works as an artist he wrote for the Dutch magazine De Gids.