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Lot 253: Willem Hussem on his peak: a masterpiece in purple

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December 14, 2021, 6:30 PM CET
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- HUSSEM, Willem (Dutch 1900 - 1974). (Composition in purple), 1964. Oil on jute, signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'WH 64' (lower right), signed again and inscribed with the artist's address 'W. Hussem Mijtensstraat 46 Den Haag' (on the stretcher); framed in the original frame. Several scattered tiny losses, very good condition.

Dimensions

Image size 80 x 90 cm., frame size 81 x 91 cm.

Artist or Maker

HUSSEM, Willem (Dutch 1900 - 1974).

Notes

Influenced by Rothko and Malevich, Willem Hussem developed his own style of geometric abstraction by placing bold shapes and lines against a monochrome background. His finest works are thought to be created in the 1960s when he reached the peak of his artistic career.

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NRC16 - Postwar & Contemporary Art

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December 14, 2021, 6:30 PM CET Timed Auction

Amsterdam, Netherlands