Etching - Hand signed, Plate signed - 1933
|Artist:||Alfons Blomme (1889-1979)|
|Title of artwork:||"Marktdag Brugge"|
|Signature:||Hand signed, Plate signed|
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
|Sold with frame:||Yes|
|Image size:||31.5×33 cm|
|Total dimensions:||50×46×1.5 cm|
Beautiful etching of the market in the square in front of the Belfort in Bruges. Made by the renowned artist Alfons Blomme (Roeselare 2.2.1889 – 10.6.1979) in his famous "dash style" in the year 1933. Blomme, mostly worked as a painter but also an etcher, officially lived in various places in Belgium, especially in coastal towns, but worked for longer periods of his life in Nuenen (N.B.) and on Schouwen-Duiveland, mostly in the Westhoek and in Zierikzee; his wife Kaatje de Feiter came from Renesse, where he also had a house later on. Blomme won the Grand Prix of Rome and was the only one to ever painted a portrait of Albert Einstein.
Etching, printed in dark brown, 31.5 x 33 cm on a page of 47 x 43 cm, on the bottom left in red pencil described "market day Bruges", signed on the bottom right Alfons Blomme + his mark, on the bottom right of the plate A. Blomme 1933, behind a cream mat behind glass in the original dark oak frame of 50 x 46 cm.
In bids from €80 and up, Michiel De Bruyne's book "Alfons Blomme" by Michiel De Bruyne from 1981 (see last photo) is included.
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