People

Besides his interest in the portrait he was attracted to the free figurative subject. He found it in working people, miners, farmers and biblical scenes (see elsewhere), in the beauty of women, often shown in idealized landscapes. These figures have a stillness and infinite tranquility which also can be seen in the drawings of brides.

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Vagabonds 

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Vagabond couple, oil on canvas, 1980, 90 x 105 cm
Lonesome in a somber landscape. Unlike him she has any hope in her eyes. Is she pregnant?
 

 

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 Previous pen drawing of the facial expression (a somewhat gloomy character), 1980

 

Mother and Children 

 

Mother and children, oil on canvas, 1950, 111 x 160 cm

Spanish Lady 

 

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 Spanish lady with lace stole, oil on canvas, 1952, 130 x 180 cm, below detail

 

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Standing Nude 

 

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Standing nude, oil on canvas, ca. 1970

 

 

 

Couple 

 

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Couple in surreal landscape, oil on canvas, 1944

 

Design of the painting, watercolor on paper, 1944

 

 The image is also the central part of an elaborated study for a mural, an allegorical representation 'Tree of Life', below some details 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French girl 

 

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Girl with flower in a landscape, oil on canvas

Woman in lace dress

 

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Woman in lace dress, 1952, oil on canvas, 100 x 160 cm

 

Bride in red Dress

 

Bride in red with flowers, ca. 1960

 

 

Girl in Landscape

 

Girl in a Landscape, 1977, 90 x 70 cm 

 

 

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