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Anton Rooskens artwork • watercolour • drawing • for sale Birds

Anton Rooskens

Birds
East Indian ink, gouache and oil on paper on board 67.0 x 83.5 cm, signed l.l. and dated '64

This work on paper is for sale.

Price: € 7,500

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    Provenance: Collectie dr. F.L.L.M. Merckelbach, Den Haag, 1974.

    Anton Rooskens had been working as an artist for some time when, in 1945, he made a radical turnabout and began working in a free, unfettered idiom. This led to him to joining the Netherlands Experimental Group and then the Cobra artists. Rooskens drew inspiration for his abstract expressionist pictures from ‘primitive’ African and pre-Columbian art, which had been discovered by many artists after the war. Thus, idols, masks, shields and typical African ornament can be found in nearly all his works of the forties and fifties, which are also dominated by a lively interplay of lines and liberal use of black.


    Anton Rooskens | Chrysanthemums, oil on canvas, 90.0 x 75.4 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1938-1941

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    Chrysanthemums, ca. 1938-1941

    Anton Rooskens | Composition, oil on board, 49.6 x 35.2 cm, painted ca. mid 50s

    Anton Rooskens

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    Composition, ca. 1953-1957

    Anton Rooskens | Composition, gouache on paper, 31.7 x 43.5 cm, signed l.c. and dated '53

    Anton Rooskens

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    Composition, 1953

    Anton Rooskens | Fantasy figures, gouache on paper, 21.2 x 30.1 cm, signed l.r.

    Anton Rooskens

    watercolour • drawing • for sale

    Fantasy figures

    Anton Rooskens | Figures, gouache on paper, 37.5 x 49.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated '68

    Anton Rooskens

    watercolour • drawing • for sale

    Figures, 1968

    Anton Rooskens | Masks, watercolour and gouache on paper, 39.5 x 22.8 cm, signed l.r. and dated '49

    Anton Rooskens

    watercolour • drawing • for sale

    Masks, 1949

    Anton Rooskens | Untitled, gouache on paper, 58.7 x 49.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated '72

    Anton Rooskens

    watercolour • drawing • for sale

    Untitled


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