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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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?



 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 



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




Standing Nude 






Standing nude, oil on canvas, ca. 1970







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 




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