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Gerrit Benner artwork • painting • previously for sale Forest with birds

Benner G.  | Gerrit Benner, Forest with birds, oil on canvas 99.8 x 80.0 cm, signed reverse and painted in 1968-1969

Gerrit Benner

Forest with birds
oil on canvas 99.8 x 80.0 cm, signed reverse and painted in 1968-1969

This painting was previously for sale.

Exhibited: Najaarstentoonstelling 2001.

The subject matter of Gerrit Benner’s paintings was nearly always the Frisian landscape with its sweeping horizons, farmhouses, dunes and cattle grazing on the land. At the same time he was not concerned with purely depicting reality, but expressing his deep admiration for this kind of nature in simple forms and using the same four or five colours. Benner was self taught and worked in the culturally fairly isolated province of Friesland until 1953, when he moved to Amsterdam. Here he was absorbed into the post-war renewal movement that dominated the city’s artistic climate at the time.


Gerrit Benner | A woman in an interior; on the reverse: Composition, watercolour and gouache on paper, 49.5 x 65.5 cm, signed l.l.

Gerrit Benner

watercolour • drawing • for sale

A woman in an interior; on the reverse: Composition

Gerrit Benner | Man, horse and flowers, oil on canvas, 99.5 x 59.3 cm, signed on the reverse and painted ca 1959

Gerrit Benner

painting • for sale

Man, horse and flowers, 1959


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