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Adriaan Herman Gouwe artwork • painting • previously for sale The mower

Gouwe A.H.  | Adriaan Herman Gouwe, The mower, oil on canvas 52.4 x 77.2 cm, signed l.l.

Adriaan Herman Gouwe

The mower
oil on canvas 52.4 x 77.2 cm, signed l.l.

This painting was previously for sale.

Literature: 'Jubileumuitgave 25 jaar Simonis&Buunk Kunsthandel: een Keur aan Kunst', Ede/ Zwolle 2003, nr. 10 (met afb. in kleur); tent.cat. Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum/De Hallen, ’Lucht! in de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850’, 2014, afb. in kleur pag. 71.
Exhibited: Ede, Simonis&Buunk Kunsthandel, 'Jubileumtentoonstelling 1978-2003: een Keur aan Kunst', 18-26 april 2003; Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum/De Hallen,’Lucht! in de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850’, 21 juni-7 sept. 2014. Najaarstetoonstelling 1996. Afgebeeld in PM voorjaar 2013

Herman Gouwe belongs to the Dutch Luminists. After studying at the Amsterdam Rijksakademie, he travelled throughout Italy and Spain for two years. Upon his return in 1905, he spent the summers in South Limburg, making expressive canvases of the farmland with its peasants and horses. After he became acquainted in Blaricum, in about 1910, with the Luminist work of Jan Sluijters, Leo Gestel and Ferdinand Hart Nibbrig, his paintings became pure sunlight and colour. Gouwe received critical acclaim and was mentioned in the same breath as his contemporaries Mondrian, Sluijters and Toorop. The painter himself, however, was opposed to all the success and in 1927 turned his back permanently on the Dutch art world and moved to Tahiti.


Adriaan Herman Gouwe | A camel rider in the desert, oil on canvas, 33.5 x 80.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1922

Adriaan Herman Gouwe

painting • for sale

A camel rider in the desert, 1922

Adriaan Herman Gouwe | Plowing horses at sunrise, oil on canvas, 47.9 x 98.9 cm

Adriaan Herman Gouwe

painting • for sale

Plowing horses at sunrise


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