Ferdinand Gustaaf Willem Oldewelt 1900's
Pencil signed Remarque Proof
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Product Code: 141101-2
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fine remarque proof etching with drypoint
drawn and etched
Ferdinand Gustaaf Willem Oldewelt; 1857-1935 in Laren. Painter, watercolorist, engraver, illustrator. Born in Amsterdam Ferdinand studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam. He also went to the Academy in Antwerp. Oldewelt lived and worked in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Haarlem, Groningen, Rotterdam and Laren. In 1890 he was one of the first to peel dede in Laren, which would later become an artists' village. He was drawing teacher at the School of Applied Arts in Haarlem, and taught at the Academy Minerva in Groningen, where he later became director. From 1903 to 1922 he was head teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam. He was a member of Arti et Amicitiae where he was from 1893 second secretary. He also was a member of Art Society MAB Pulchri Studio and the Association of Visual Artists Laren-Blaricum.
This original drypoint etching is bright and unfaded in black ink, with excellent plate tone qualities and fine drypoint burr. It has superb raised intaglio ink lines, the image size measuring approximately 15 cms. x 17 cms. (6 x 7 ins.) printed within a strong platemark and impression on medium wove paper sheet size of 28 cms. x 30 cms.(11 x 11½ ins.) with full margins.
Signed within the image and pencil signed by the artist.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and the sheet is very good.