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Willem Witsen artwork • watercolour • drawing • previously for sale A view of the Driehoek, Ede

Witsen W.A.  | 'Willem' Arnold Witsen, A view of the Driehoek, Ede, watercolour on paper 46.4 x 58.2 cm, signed l.l.

Willem Witsen

A view of the Driehoek, Ede
watercolour on paper 46.4 x 58.2 cm, signed l.l.

This work on paper was previously for sale.

Provenance: Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, inv.nr. 3592; C.D. Reich jr, Amsterdam; mr H.K. Westendorp, Amsterdam; H.J. Nestelrooij, Amsterdam.
Literature: Aeg.W. Timmerman, Willem Witsen, 'Elsevier's geïllustreerd maandschrift', pag. 13, afb. pag. 14; Nelly de Zwaan, 'Nederland uit de kunst: 365 dagen kijken en lezen', Warnsveld 2005, 3 jan. (met afb. in kleur).
Exhibited: Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 'Witsen en zijn vriendenkring', 1947-1948, nr. 21; (te verwachten) Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, Amsterdam, Gemeentearchief, 'Willem Witsen - overzichtstentoonstelling', 17 aug.-16 nov. 2003.

Willem Witsen attended the Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, between 1876 and 1884, and there became friends with the painters E. Karsen, Tholen, Breitner and Israels. After a stay in London, where he became acquainted with Whistler’s work, Witsen began painting dreamy, quiet cityscapes in a dark palette that were to become his specialism. Unlike Breitner and Israels’ bustling city impressions, Witsen saw Amsterdam as a monument to timeless beauty. He also painted landscapes and sometimes still lifes and portraits.


Willem Witsen | A peasant girl, oil on painter's board, 35.5 x 25.3 cm, pained ca. 1885

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Willem Witsen | Anemones in earthenware vase, watercolour on paper, 44.5 x 37.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1920

Willem Witsen

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Willem Witsen | The Montelbaanstoren on the Oude Schans in summer, oil on canvas, 79.7 x 100.6 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1913

Willem Witsen

painting • for sale

The Montelbaanstoren on the Oude Schans in summer, ca. 1913

Willem Witsen | The Oude Waal in winter, Amsterdam, oil on panel, 30.3 x 44.3 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1912

Willem Witsen

painting • for sale

The Oude Waal in winter, Amsterdam, ca. 1912


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