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Leo Gestel artwork • watercolour • drawing • for saleA roller skating rink with Japanese lanterns

Leo Gestel

A roller skating rink with Japanese lanterns
black chalk and pastel on paper 41.5 x 52.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1910-1911

This work on paper is for sale.

Price: 68,000

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Literature: Carole Denninger, 'Amsterdam – 365 stadsgezichten’, Bussum 2008, nr. 345 (met afb. in kleur); Ingelies Vermeulen e.a., 'Nachtlicht. De schilders van het nieuwe licht 1880-1940', Haarlem 2010, afb. in kleur pag. 12, pag. 124; Niko Mulder, Jos Pronk, 'Acht eeuwen schaatsen in en om Amsterdam', Utrecht 2014, pag. 101, afb. 16.7 (in kleur).
Exhibited: 'Nachtlicht', Deurne, Museum De Wieger, 18 dec. 2010-6 maart 2011/Amersfoort, Museum Flehite, 12 maart-5 juni 2011; Woerden, Stadsmuseum Woerden, 'Jeugdvrienden, Leo Gestel & Cornelis Vreedenburgh', 2 juli-2 okt. 2016.

Leo Gestel’s work shows influences from Impressionism, Luminism, Fauvism and Cubism. His talent, however, ensures an entirely personal, Dutch interpretation of these international art movements. Along with Jan Sluijters he is considered one of the two leading Dutch modernists. After 1915 he worked mainly in Bergen and was part of the Bergen School. He is best known for his landscapes, still lifes and portraits. His work is represented in almost every leading Dutch museum.


Leo Gestel | Conversation in the park, charcoal and pastel on paper, 50.1 x 33.4 cm, signed l.l. and executed ca. 1910

Leo Gestel

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Conversation in the park, ca. 1910

Leo Gestel | Corn sheaves, watercolour and gouache on paper, 35.7 x 50.0 cm

Leo Gestel

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Corn sheaves

Leo Gestel | Flower medallions, watercolour on paper, 28.8 x 22.9 cm, signed l.r.

Leo Gestel

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Flower medallions

Leo Gestel | Portrait of a lady with a hat, chalk on paper, 47.0 x 33.5 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1910-1911

Leo Gestel

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Portrait of a lady with a hat, ca. 1910-1911

Leo Gestel | Reclining nude, charcoal and pastel on paper, 47.0 x 62.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '31

Leo Gestel

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Reclining nude, 1931

Leo Gestel | Seated naked, pastel on paper, 64.0 x 45.5 cm

Leo Gestel

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Seated naked

Leo Gestel | Woman bathing, oil on canvas, 33.5 x 25.6 cm, signed l.r. and dated '09

Leo Gestel

painting • for sale

Woman bathing, 1909


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