Andre van der Vossen ( 1893 - 1963 ) - Havendijk , Volendam in de winter

Andre van der Vossen ( 1893 - 1963 ) - Havendijk , Volendam in de winter
Woodcut - Hand signed - 1920 - 1930

André van der Vossen.

Haarlem 1893 - 1963 Overveen.


Volendam, Havendijk in de winter.

Woodcut - 15.5 x 10.5 cm.

With full margin - 26 x 16.5 cm.

Bottom right corner signed by hand in pencil.

Bottom left titled in pencil - Havendijk.

Wood cut has never been framed and comes from private collection.

The woodcut is in very good condition.


André van der Vossen

(Haarlem, 26 February 1893 – Overveen, 17 May 1963).

Was a Dutch graphic designer, painter and draughtsman. In 1915, he studied at the school for engineering, arts and crafts in Haarlem which included a course on woodcut technique. He also obtained his training here as a designer. He also designed book bindings.

From 1917 to 1933, Van der Vossen was affiliated with the company Joh. Enschedé & Zonen, Haarlem. In 1920, André van der Vossen participated for the first time in the competition to renew the Dutch stamp. In 1948, he started painting in an abstract manner and in 1949, he began participating annually in the Salon des Realités Nouvelles (until 1956).

In 1953, he received his appointment as a lecturer at the Aesthetic Design Service of the PTT.

Van der Vossen died in 1963, and a commemorative exhibition was put on display at the Haarlem museum Huis van Looy.

1928 map with ten woodcuts with the subject: Monnikendam-Volendam-Marken. Printed and published in Edam by the Klyne Librye. Van der Vossen also designed the drawing at the top of the rhyme on the occasion of the wedding of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld on 7 January 1937, with a text by Pieter Cornelis Boutens.


Lot details
Title of artwork
Havendijk , Volendam in de winter
Andre van der Vossen ( 1893 - 1963 )
1920 - 1930
Hand signed
Sold with frame
In very good condition
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