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Herman Heijenbrock artwork • painting • previously for saleEngine drivers

Heijenbrock J.C.H.  | Johan Coenraad Hermann 'Herman' Heijenbrock, Engine drivers, oil on panel 29.0 x 39.5 cm, signed l.r.

Herman Heijenbrock

Engine drivers
oil on panel 29.0 x 39.5 cm, signed l.r.

This framed painting was previously for sale.

Heijenbrock is sometimes called the 'painter of iron and fire'. Initially he was a journalist / draftsman. After traveling to the Belgian Borinage in 1898, he started painting the working man in a world of technology and machines. He found his motives in mines, factories, harbors and iron smelters. He chose not to display the desolate life of the workers, but the heroism of their work, coming from a holy belief in the progress that technology would bring to man. The invention and application of artificial light fascinated him as a special achievement of technology.


Herman Heijenbrock | A shipyard, pastel on paper, 62.4 x 92.4 cm, signed l.r.

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

A shipyard

Herman Heijenbrock | At the iron foundry, pastel on paper, 33.1 x 47.6 cm, signed l.r.

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

At the iron foundry

Herman Heijenbrock | Dying the cloth, pastel on paper, 47.5 x 31.8 cm, signed l.l.

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Dying the cloth

Herman Heijenbrock | Nude study of a man, pencil on paper, 21.2 x 10.9 cm

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Nude study of a man

Herman Heijenbrock | The Kalverstraat with flags, by night, pastel on paper, 61.0 x 39.3 cm, signed l.l.

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

The Kalverstraat with flags, by night

Herman Heijenbrock | The fire, Scheveningen, charcoal and watercolour on paper, 20.4 x 24.7 cm, signed u.r.

Herman Heijenbrock

watercolour • drawing • for sale

The fire, Scheveningen


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