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Willy Martens artwork • painting • previously for sale Feeding the goat

Martens W.  | Willem 'Willy' Martens, Feeding the goat, oil on canvas 65.3 x 46.1 cm, signed l.r.

Willy Martens

Feeding the goat
oil on canvas 65.3 x 46.1 cm, signed l.r.

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: Fishel, Adler(?)&Schwartz, New York.
Literature: Nina Wevers, 'Op de grote stille heide. Schildersdorpen op de Veluwe', in: 'Op lemen voeten' 2, mei 2008, afb. in kleur pag. 9.
Exhibited: Apeldoorn, CODA Museum, 'Schilders op de Veluwe', 20 juni-25 okt. 2009.

Willy Martens was educated at the Amsterdam National Academy under the tutelage of August Allebé and B. Wijnveld. His works include genre paintings, portraits and landscapes in painted, drawn and lithograph form, as well as peasant interiors and outdoor peasant family scenes in the style of the Laren School. Martens was director of the H.W. Mesdag national museum in The Hague until 1924, as well as member and chairman of Pulchri Studio, a Hague-based artists’ society. He was also a member of Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam.

Willy Martens | Female nude, pastel on paper, 67.5 x 84.0 cm, signed l.c.

Willy Martens

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Female nude

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