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Hendrik Jan Wolter artwork • painting • for sale Horseraces on the Galoppatoio, Villa Borghese, Rome

Wolter H.J.  | Hendrik Jan 'Henk' Wolter | Paintings offered for sale | Horseraces on the Galoppatoio, Villa Borghese, Rome, oil on canvas 33.7 x 44.6 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1938-1940

Hendrik Jan Wolter

Horseraces on the Galoppatoio, Villa Borghese, Rome
oil on canvas 33.7 x 44.6 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1938-1940

This painting is for sale.

Price: € 18,500

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    Provenance: Kunsthandel Leffelaar, Haarlem, inv.nr. 691.
    Literature: Maarten Jager, 'Op reis met Hendrik Jan Wolter (1873-1952)', Amersfoort 2010, afb. in kleur pag. 99.
    Exhibited: Amersfoort, Museum Flehite, 'Op reis met Hendrik Jan Wolter', 27 maart-20 juni 2010.

    Hendrik Jan Wolter is one of the early Dutch Luminists, together with Jan Toorop, Leo Gestel and others. During his studies at the academy of Antwerp he got acquainted with the work of Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley and became friends with the Belgian Luminist Emile Claus. In 1899, after he returned to the Netherlands, he chose the sunlight as the main theme for his paintings. Hendrik Jan Wolter often painted in fast, short but apt brushstrokes, making use of the ‘white’ of the canvas in a surprising way.


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