Portrait of H. J. Van Wisselingh by Jan Pieter Holswilder after Gustave Courbet 1800s
'Portrait of H. J. Van Wisselingh'
Artist signed in the stone
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Portrait of H. J. Van Wisselingh
Jan Pieter Holswilder
after the painting by
Gustave Courbet; 1819–1877, French painter, Courbet was known as a bold new artist in the Realist school, and he shocked critics and the public with his large-scale paintings showing scenes of everyday rural life. Involvement with the Paris Commune of 1871 meant that Courbet spent the last years of his life in exile in Switzerland.
Jan Pieter Holswilder; 1850-1890, Dutch illustrator, painter and lithographer. He began his career as an office clerk in Leiden, after which he worked for several years as a drawing teacher. He settled in The Hague, where he started working as a lithographer at the company Lankhout. He was best known for his caricatures, which he made for magazines such as the Humoristisch Album.
A lithograph which has unfaded black ink and superb textures.The image printed on a chine colle paper sheet measuring approximately 43 cms. x 57 cms. (17 x 23 ins.) Will be shipped rolled.
Signed in the image.
Unmounted and unframed, the condition of the image and sheet is good with toning, soiling and handling marks condusive with age.