Cornelis Brandenburg ( 1884 - 1954 ) - Amsterdam - Zwanenburgwal

Cornelis Brandenburg ( 1884 - 1954 ) - Amsterdam - Zwanenburgwal
Etching - Hand signed - 1910 - 1930

Cornelis Brandenburg (1884 - 1954).


Zwanenburgwal, Amsterdam.


Etching - 29 x 38 cm.

Etching, mat and frame – 45 x 52 cm.

Of the Zwanenburgwal at the level of the St. Anthoniessluis made Brandenburg

two images, a summer and winter version.

The pictured houses no longer exist, because they had to make space for the Stopera.

This etching is described and depicted in his oeuvre book under number: CB015K.

The etching is signed by the artist in the lower right, in pencil.

Titled on the bottom left corner: Zwanenburgwal and numbered: 136 / 250.

The etching is acid-free and framed with an acid-free mat and in an old

original frame of 1.5 cm width.

Etching and mat are in good condition.

The frame shows small signs of wear.


Cornelis Brandenburg was born in 1884, in Wormerveer.

In the year 1902, he moved to Amsterdam and studied at the Teekenschool for Kunstambachten.

He worked at “De Distel” in Amsterdam as a painter of pottery.

Thereafter, he concentrated fully on etching and became the most important etcher of the canals of Amsterdam.

He produced more than 100 etchings of Amsterdam and the archives of Amsterdam own more than 60 of them.

He died in Amsterdam in 1954.

A book was published with all his etchings.

Lot details
Cornelis Brandenburg ( 1884 - 1954 )
Title of artwork
Amsterdam - Zwanenburgwal
1910 - 1930
Hand signed
In good condition
Sold with frame
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