Jaap Wagemaker artwork • watercolour • drawing • previously for sale Composition
Haarlem 1906-1972 Amsterdam
mixed media on paper 73.3 x 61.8 cm, signed l.r. and on the reverse and dated '64 l.r. and on the reverse
This work on paper was previously for sale.
Jaap Wagemaker is mainly known as a material painter and as such belongs to a small group of artists that includes Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Burri and Antoni Tàpies, who represented the movement internationally from the late 50s on. In the period prior to this, beginning in 1946, Wagemaker, influenced by Paul Klee’s work, began experimenting with a new, highly personal signature of imaginative symbols and lines which are obviously done in quite arbitrary fashion.