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Klaas Boonstra artwork • painting • previously for saleThe pallet

Boonstra K.  | Klaas Boonstra, The pallet, oil on painter's board 61.2 x 40.5 cm, signed on the reverse

Klaas Boonstra

The pallet
oil on painter's board 61.2 x 40.5 cm, signed on the reverse

This framed painting was previously for sale.

Born in Krommenie in 1905, Klaas Boonstra started out as an independent painter working in an experimental abstract style. In 1940 he settled in Amsterdam and was swept up in the city's turbulent post-war artistic scene. He painted abstract compositions featuring a dynamic interplay of colourful, random shapes that evolved as an intuitive part of his working process. The influence of Picasso and Matisse is particularly evident in his pictures from the 1940s. In 1951 Boonstra joined with Willy Boers, Brands, Rooskens and several others to form Creatie, and Boonstra later became a member of Groep 54 and Liga Nieuw Beelden.


Klaas Boonstra | Painting I, oil on canvas, 110.7 x 129.8 cm, signed l.r. and painted in the 1960's

Klaas Boonstra

painting • for sale

Painting I, 1960

Klaas Boonstra | Painting no. 12, oil on painter's board, 39.4 x 49.2 cm, signed on the reverse

Klaas Boonstra

painting • for sale

Painting no. 12

Klaas Boonstra | Painting no. 123, oil on painter's board, 50.1 x 60.0 cm, signed reverse

Klaas Boonstra

painting • for sale

Painting no. 123


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