Composition by Geer van Velde
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Composition 1946 - 1948

Geer van Velde

GouachePaperPaint
20 ⨯ 20.70 cm
ConditionExcellent
Price on request

Frans Jacobs Fine Art

  • About the artworkAbout artwork & Artist
    Date: ca 1946.
    Gouache on paper.
    Size: 20 x 20.7 cm.
    Signed ‘GvV’ lower right.
  • About the artist

    Geer van Velde belongs to the pre-eminent artists of the post-war École de Paris. Originally Geer van Velde was a house painter.


    Geer joined his brother Bram in Paris in 1925 to develop his artistic talent further. At first, he made figurative-expressionist work. However, especially after his move to the South of France in 1938, he found his own style, influenced by the Mediterranean light: reality pared down to vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines and filled-in areas of colour. In this, the depiction of a pale, filtered light played a major role. Until 1940 figures and objects were still recognisable in his work. He died in France in 1977.

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