Bart van der Leck, 'Works on paper'

Bart van der Leck
‘Works on paper’

 

 

During the final preparations for the art-fair PAN Amsterdam, the heirs of the Dutch ‘Stijl’ artist Bart van der Leck presented us with a folder in which dozens of original works on paper by Van der Leck have been preserved.

 

 

In addition to some lithographs of the well-known composition ‘Boerenmeisje met Koe’ from 1921, the folder contained works that has never been shown to the public before.

 

 

Preliminary studies on paper for the well-known oil painting ‘Composition no.5 from 1918 (collection museum de Fundatie Zwolle, The Netherlands)

 

 

A still with apple and bulb vase from 1931.

 

 

Also beautiful little sketches of dancing figures, blooming flowers, a puppet show, a stylized interior, carpet designs, factory workers, etc.

 

 

The folder also contains large pieces, including a charcoal drawing of a dancing child, a composition with a man and woman figure and a signed drawing of a ceramic vase from 1952 (vase collection Kröller-Müller).

 

 

We presented more than twenty of these works at the art-fair PAN Amsterdam 2021, many of them were sold.

 

 

But there are stil a lot of beautiful works available that makes a visit to our gallery worthwhile.

 

 

Please contact us for planning a visit to our gallery >

 

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