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Maurits Niekerk artwork • painting • for saleAn omnibus in the city at night

Niekerk M.J.  | 'Maurits' Joseph Niekerk | Paintings offered for sale | An omnibus in the city at night, oil on canvas 115.5 x 85.3 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1919
Niekerk M.J.  | 'Maurits' Joseph Niekerk | Paintings offered for sale | An omnibus in the city at night, oil on canvas 115.5 x 85.3 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1919

Maurits Niekerk

An omnibus in the city at night
oil on canvas 115.5 x 85.3 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1919

This framed painting is for sale.

Price: 19,000

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Literature: Ingelies Vermeulen e.a., 'Nachtlicht. De schilders van het nieuwe licht 1880-1940', Haarlem 2010, afb. in kleur pag. 38, pag. 126.
Exhibited: 'Nachtlicht', Deurne, Museum De Wieger, 18 dec. 2010-6 maart 2011/Amersfoort, Museum Flehite, 12 maart-5 juni 2011.

The painter, writer and art critic Maurits Niekerk was born in Amsterdam, where he also visited the Rijksacademie. In 1892 he left for Belgium to continue studying at the Antwerp Academy. Then he settled in the Flemish village of Sint-Martens-Latem. The landscapes, inner huts and flower still lifes he painted there are far from the somewhat dark, poetic-realistic style of the early Latem School in their lyrical-impressionist style and motive touch. In 1903 he exchanged the silence of the countryside for the bustle of Brussels, where he took city life as a subject. He died in Paris.


Maurits Niekerk | A night out in Brussels at the Place de la Bourse, oil on canvas laid down on panel, 55.9 x 70.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1903-1908

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A night out in Brussels at the Place de la Bourse, ca. 1903-1908

Maurits Niekerk | A still life with fruit and a jug with flowers, oil on canvas, 46.1 x 55.4 cm, signed l.l.

Maurits Niekerk

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A still life with fruit and a jug with flowers

Maurits Niekerk | Evening in Brussels, oil on canvas, 39.2 x 55.4 cm, signed l.r.

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Evening in Brussels

Maurits Niekerk | Lady in front of the mirror, oil on canvas, 54.3 x 44.5 cm, signed l.r.

Maurits Niekerk

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Lady in front of the mirror

Maurits Niekerk | Waiting carriages by night, Brussels, oil on board, 61.3 x 84.5 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1903-1908

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Waiting carriages by night, Brussels, ca. 1903-1908


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