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Ada Breedveld

Ada Breedveld was born In Dordrecht, Netherlands, at the start of the Dutch „Hunger winter” In 1944. Her best known works, in which Ada pictures her corpulent and vivacious women, originate from the comic series ‘Sjaantje’. Ada created this comic series for her mother, who had suffered from corpulence during her lifetime. Sie wanted to let her mother come to life again in her work, emphasising the pleasant and jolly aspects. This has been a source of inspiration now more than 30 years. The joyful ladies are popular with a broad public. Ada has held numerous exhibitions in Netherlands and abroad and her paintings are in private collections in Germany, United States of America, England, Switzerland. Poland, Spain, Portugal Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norwegian, France, Romania, Turkey, Argentinia, Canada en Russia.