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Weissenbruch H.J.  | Hendrik Johannes 'J.H.' Weissenbruch | Paintings offered for sale | Landscape with windmills, oil on canvas 103.0 x 128.8 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1902
Weissenbruch H.J.  | Hendrik Johannes 'J.H.' Weissenbruch | Paintings offered for sale | Landscape with windmills, oil on canvas 103.0 x 128.8 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1902

Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch

Landscape with windmills
oil on canvas 103.0 x 128.8 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1902

This framed painting is for sale.

Price: 85,000

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Provenance: Kunsthandel Frans Buffa & Zonen, Amsterdam; coll. Henry Reinhardt, Verenigde Staten; coll. Frank G. Logan, Chicago, Verenigde Staten; veiling Kender Galleries, New York, 'Frank G. Logan Collection', febr. 1945, cat.nr. 162 (met afb.).
Literature: tent.cat. Manchester, Groot-Brittannië, The Whitworth Art Gallery, 'Mondriaan and The Hague School', 1980, afb. pag. 11; Florence, Italië, Istituto Universitario Olandese di Storia dell ‘Arte, 'Mondrian et l’Ecole de La Haye', 1981/1982, afb. pag. 17; Maarten van der Schaft e.a., 'Schilders van het Westland. Van 1500 tot heden', Schiedam 2010, pag. 69 (met afb. 67 in kleur); Antoon Erftemeijer, ‘Zó Hollands. Het Hollandse landschap in de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850’, Haarlem 2011, afb. in kleur pag. 26.
Exhibited: Manchester, Groot-Brittannië, The Whitworth Art Gallery, 'Mondriaan and The Hague School', 17 mei-12 juli 1980; Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum/De Hallen, 'Zó Hollands. Het Hollandse landschap in de Nederlandse kunst van 1850 tot heden', 24 juni-11 sept. 2011; Gouda, Museum Gouda, 'Henri Fantin-Latour - Dromen op doek/Tijdgenoten', 26 okt. 2013-30 maart 2014; Winterswijk, Villa Mondriaan, 'Vee in beeld', 4 maart-4 sept. 2016.

Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch is considered one of the most gifted painters of the Hague School. He chiefly painted landscapes on the outskirts of The Hague and the polder land around Boskoop and Gouda. His great strength lay in portraying typical Dutch light – sometimes bright, sometimes diffuse and hazy. He was also fascinated by skies. ‘Sky and light are the great sorcerers', he once said. ‘Both grey rainy skies as well as clear cloudy skies on a summer’s day.' 'Painters can never look too much at skies.’ Weissenbruch gave painting lessons to Victor Bauffe and Theophile de Bock.


Weissenbruch H.J.  | A farmhouse with drying laundry, oil on canvas laid down on panel 15.4 x 26.1 cm, signed l.l. Weissenbruch H.J.

A farmhouse with drying laundry, oil on canvas laid down on panel 15.4 x 26.1 cm, signed l.l.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Farmhouses along a canal, oil on canvas laid down on panel 25.1 x 32.9 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1890 Weissenbruch H.J.

Farmhouses along a canal, oil on canvas laid down on panel 25.1 x 32.9 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1890

Weissenbruch H.J.  | The harbour of Zaandam, watercolour on paper 14.5 x 22.5 cm, signed l.l. Weissenbruch H.J.

The harbour of Zaandam, watercolour on paper 14.5 x 22.5 cm, signed l.l.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Homewards after the rain, oil on canvas laid down on panel 32.9 x 44.1 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

Homewards after the rain, oil on canvas laid down on panel 32.9 x 44.1 cm, signed l.r.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Peat landscape, oil on canvas laid down on panel 17.2 x 33.0 cm, signed l.l. Weissenbruch H.J.

Peat landscape, oil on canvas laid down on panel 17.2 x 33.0 cm, signed l.l.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Towpath along a canal near Noorden, oil on canvas laid down on panel 22.1 x 31.1 cm, signed l.r. and painted in the 1890's Weissenbruch H.J.

Towpath along a canal near Noorden, oil on canvas laid down on panel 22.1 x 31.1 cm, signed l.r. and painted in the 1890's

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Landscape near 'Cromvliet' along the 'Vliet', Rijswijk; on the reverse: Sailing ship at sea, watercolour on paper 31.9 x 43.0 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

Landscape near 'Cromvliet' along the 'Vliet', Rijswijk; on the reverse: Sailing ship at sea, watercolour on paper 31.9 x 43.0 cm, signed l.r.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Landscape with farmhouse near Dekkersduin, The Hague, oil on paper laid down on panel 23.2 x 31.1 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

Landscape with farmhouse near Dekkersduin, The Hague, oil on paper laid down on panel 23.2 x 31.1 cm, signed l.r.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Windmills in a polder landscape, oil on panel 16.9 x 33.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted in the 1890's Weissenbruch H.J.

Windmills in a polder landscape, oil on panel 16.9 x 33.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted in the 1890's

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Cows in a polder landscape, watercolour and gouache on paper 47.2 x 59.2 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

Cows in a polder landscape, watercolour and gouache on paper 47.2 x 59.2 cm, signed l.r.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | A polder landscape, watercolour on paper 30.0 x 54.6 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

A polder landscape, watercolour on paper 30.0 x 54.6 cm, signed l.r.

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Horsemen near a puddle, oil on canvas laid down on panel 48.5 x 84.0 cm, signed l.l. and dated '73 Weissenbruch H.J.

Horsemen near a puddle, oil on canvas laid down on panel 48.5 x 84.0 cm, signed l.l. and dated '73

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Landscape with sheep near Waalsdorp, oil on canvas laid down on panel 35.5 x 31.0 cm, painted ca. 1895 Weissenbruch H.J.

Landscape with sheep near Waalsdorp, oil on canvas laid down on panel 35.5 x 31.0 cm, painted ca. 1895

Weissenbruch H.J.  | Canal along the Benoordenhoutseweg near The Hague, watercolour on paper 17.6 x 28.1 cm, signed l.r. Weissenbruch H.J.

Canal along the Benoordenhoutseweg near The Hague, watercolour on paper 17.6 x 28.1 cm, signed l.r.


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