Ben Akkerman (1920 - 2010)

Lot 129: Four inscribed drawings by Ben Akkerman

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

December 13, 2016
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Description: AKKERMAN, Ben (Dutch 1920 - 2010). Collection of 4 drawings in a folder, 1974 - 1976. Ink, pencil and chalk on paper, signed and dated 'Akkerman 74' (lower left) and inscribed with the names of the owners 'Karel/Loni' in pencil (lower right); under passe-partout. And 3 similar works on paper and a folder by the same hand. One with 'Carel' instead of 'Karel' and one dated '76. Good condition.
Dimensions: Image size 15 x 15 cm., passe-partout size 51 x 36.5 cm.
Artist or Maker: AKKERMAN, Ben (Dutch 1920 - 2010).
Provenance: Collection Fauser
We quote a specialist from the Rijksmuseum Twenthe, which holds a large collection of Akkerman's works: "Lijnen en rasters zijn nooit ‘strak’, maar eerder tastend en zoekend. De tekeningen worden opgebouwd uit verschillende lagen die later deels worden weggeschuurd en gegumd. Door het vele veranderen krijgt het witte papier een enigszins rul oppervlak en een lichtgrijze toon."
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