Hermanus Koekkoek jr. artwork • watercolour • drawing • for sale A view of a town on a river
Hermanus Koekkoek jr.
Amsterdam 1836-1909 Londen
A view of a town on a river
watercolour on paper 50.9 x 75.8 cm, signed l.r. with pseudonym 'J. van Couver'
This work on paper is for sale.
Price: € 2,500
A pupil of his father Hermanus Sr, he lived and worked in Amsterdam and Nieuwer-Amstel (now Amstelveen). During the eighteen sixties he regularly stayed in London, where he settled permanently in 1869 and opened an art gallery in 1880. As well as his own paintings, Hermanus Jr sold a lot of work in England of family members, including his father and uncle B.C. Koekkoek. He himself painted sea, river and beach views and also worked under the pseudonyms 'Jan van Couver' and 'L. van Staaten'. He also worked with the landscape painter Lion Schulman both in England and the Netherlands. Around 1880 his work became less romantic and the influence of The Hague School is more evident.