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Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff artwork • painting • previously for sale Reading the Bible: Jesaja Chapter III:12

Bakker Korff A.H.  | Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff, Reading the Bible: Jesaja Chapter III:12, oil on panel 13.5 x 11.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '76

Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff

Reading the Bible: Jesaja Chapter III:12
oil on panel 13.5 x 11.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '76

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: coll. familie Willem Ruys, Rotterdam; erven Mees-Ruys, Rotterdam.

Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff lived and worked in The Hague. At first he depicted historical and biblical scenes, but around 1859 began drawing and painting small-scale genre works in an extremely precise style. These were mainly domestic scenes with old spinsters, for which his two unmarried sisters stood model. His paintings have a humorous, sometimes ironic, undertone, which their carefully chosen titles bring out. Among his pupils was J.H. van Rossum du Chattel.


Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff | The glass of port wine, pen, ink and watercolour on paper, 30.0 x 21.4 cm, signed l.r. and dated '75

Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff

watercolour • drawing • for sale

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Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff | The reconvalescent, oil on panel, 19.8 x 24.0 cm, signed l.l.

Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff

painting • for sale

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