Dirk Koning, Head

Koning, Dirk (Groot-Schermer 1888 – Blaricum 1978). Head. Woman’s head to the right. Woodcut. C. 1920. Inscribed in writing in ink: DKoning and on the mounting paper in pencil: Koop. 5¾ × 4 in (14.7 × 10 cm).

Vollmer III, 94; van Waay 66. – On mounted China, made up at the corners on wide-margined laid paper watermarked De Haesbeek along with a hare in a circle under a crown. – Koning was pupil of Jaap Weyand, later furthered by Fauconnier & Piet van Wijngaerdt. Active as figure, flower, and landscape painter, in the ’50s i. a. in Altkloster near Buxtehude, and married with the painter and etcher Louise Marie Louber.

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