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Job Hansen artwork • painting • for sale Chestnut tree and lady

Job Hansen

Chestnut tree and lady
with petrol diluted oil paint on panel 60.7 x 50.6 cm, signed on the reverse and dated 1 Mei 1950

This painting is for sale.

Price: € 9,000

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    Literature: Han Steenbruggen e.a., 'Job G. Hansen 1899-1960', De Ploeg 4, Groninger Museum, Groningen 1997, Oeuvrecatalogus pag. 134, 216.

    Job Hansen is one of the most fascinating painters of De Ploeg. As an architect he became a member of this Groningen painting society in 1923, and it was fellow member Jan Altink who then encouraged him to paint. As a self-taught artist, Hansen proceeded to develop a highly personal idiom based on an unconventional way of handling paint and support. He preferred to paint on plywood, first giving it a white ground. Onto this he applied diluted paint using both a broad brush as well as his fingertips and palms. For him the white base was a crucial visual element: it represented light and space, out of which his depictions loomed, sometimes barely recognisable. Hansen chiefly painted floral still lifes and landscapes.

    Job Hansen | Dike, heatwave, bathing youth, with petrol diluted oil paint on panel, 51.1 x 60.3 cm, signed u.l. and dated on the reverse 4 juli 1931

    Job Hansen

    painting • for sale

    Dike, heatwave, bathing youth, 1931

    Job Hansen | a.o. swann, people, with petrol diluted oil paint on panel, 50.6 x 60.6 cm, signed on the reverse and dated on the rev. 12, 14 Juli 1949, 1957, Aug '59

    Job Hansen

    painting • for sale

    a.o. swann, people, 1949

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