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Dirk Koning, Still Life

Koning, Dirk (Groot-Schermer 1888 – Blaricum 1978). Still Life. On table i. a. astrological book, vase with flowers, behind chair & broom. Woodcut. C. 1920. Inscribed: in the stock with the ligated monogram DK, autographed in ink: DKoning and verso in pencil: Stilleven. 5¼ × 3¼ in (13.2 × 8.4 cm).

Vollmer III, 94; van Waay 66. – On hand-made paper. – Mounted behind brownish marbled thin artist’s passepartout. – 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.

Offer no. 16,198 | EUR 120. (c. US$ 145.) + shipping


“ … that I have received the parcel in good order. Very well and professional packed indeed. The litho of Mourot is according to my expectations. The drawing is rare. Colouring most probably same time … ”

(Mr. P. v. d. W., June 26, 2003)