Description: - GESTEL, Leo (Dutch 1881 - 1941).
Landscape with cows, Mallorca, 1914. Watercolour and pastel on paper, stamped 'ATELIER LEO GESTEL 1941' (lower right, authenticity declared by the experts Jan Slagter and Jan Ponstijn); framed (Gebroeders Koch) under passe-partout behind glass. Pinholes in the corners (from pins probably put in by the artist himself), unexamined out of the frame, apparently in good condition.
Dimensions: Image size 46 x 59.5 cm., frame size 63.5 x 77 cm.
Artist or Maker: GESTEL, Leo (Dutch 1881 - 1941).
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The influence of Cubism is apparent in the works Leo Gestel created during the artist's trip to Mallorca in 1914, though he did not make a step to pure abstraction. His works from this period are highly praised and sought after (several are in the collection of the Kröller-Muller Museum, Otterlo).