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Dutch Portrait Price 2021 selected

The painting ‘The weight of the world, the world awaits’. Has been selected from more then 1000 entry’s to be shown at castle Slot Zeist as part of the Dutch Portrait Price (De Nederlandse Portretprijs)! Earlier -in 2017- another work was selected. It is nice to be part of this again and to see the work shown in a great location with other portraits (50 total, paintings and ...

MEAM Mod Portrait Book

My painting was selected for this nice book, with a lot of contemporary portrait art: View this post on Instagram A post shared by π™±πšŠπšœ π™½πš’πš“πšŽπš—πš‘πšžπš’πšœ πšπš’πš—πšŽ πšŠπš›πšπšœ (@basnijenhuis_fine_arts)

She returned! The girl without the pearl earring

After more then one year, going to several venues in England and Scotland. The ‘Girl without pearl earring’ has returned safely. The painting was exhibited as part of the BP Portrait award 2019 in the National Portrait Gallery London and Edinburg. It was a very nice experience to be part of. Thanks to the great model @Faredajohnson, who stated her complexion is ‘the lightest ...

Masterstudy of Mancini in Drents Museum

Drents Museum Assen I painted live at the Drents Museum, three days to study on Antonio Mancini’s ‘Lo Studio’. * A short interview about it after the first day on RTV Drenthe radio: (listen from 46′ 40”) here * a short film was made 25-9 about it at my third day there, also by RTV Drenthe: see it here Painting live from a masterpainting in a museum was a ...


Bas Nijenhuis Fine Arts

Painting the unseen. The attempt to capture the intangible. To distill what fascinates in abstract brushstrokes of oilpaint. Going beneath the surface…


Gedempte Zuiderdiep 142

Groningen, the Netherlands


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