NEW EXPOSITION SEPTEMBER/OKTOBER 2022

"Traveller-painters" in the 19th and early 20th century

 

From 29 September to 3 October 2022 Ubbens Art will held in close cooperation with Robert Schreuder Antiquair an exhibition:

"Traveller-painters in the 19th and early 20th century, including souvenirs from the Grand Tour"

hermes-dionysos-bacchante

A late 19th century marble copy after Praxiteles of Hermes and the infant Dionysus

And a Bacchante by Jan van Beers (1852-1927)

A.S. - Tourists and their guide on the via dei Sepolcri, Pompei

A.S., 1871

Tourists and their guide on the via dei Sepolcri, Pompei, with the villa of Diomedes on the right and Tomb HGE37 on the left

Signed with initials and dated Pompei 4/10/71

Oil on canvas laid down on cardboard - a sketch

20 x 31cm

A typical Grand Tour painting

Marius Bauer-Arabian woman in the shade

Marius Bauer (1867-1932)

Arabian woman in the shade

Signed

Oil on canvas

70.5 x 50.5 cm

(SOLD)

Marius Bauer-Oriëntal Dancers

Marius Bauer (1867-1932)

Oriëntal dancers

Signed

Watercolor on paper

43 x 57 cm

Literature: Andre Kraayenga, Marius Bauer, 2007, p.104 (illustrated)

Jan van Beers - A Bacchante

Jan van Beers (1852-1927)

A Bacchante

Signed

Oil on panel

28.5 x 24.5 cm

Wladimir Bielkine-A Priest in a tropical landscape

Wladimir Bielkine (1895-1967)

A Priest in a tropical (Egypt?) landscape

Signed and dated ‘27

Pencil, chalks and watercolor on paper

63 x 42 cm

Bielkine fled Russia in 1918 and roamed via Prague, Berlin, Vienna and Paris to Amsterdam.
 In 1924 he settled in Haarlem, the Netherlands, where he became illustrator and advertising designer for a.o. the Philips Electronic Company and the Haarlems Dagblad (newspaper)

He also painted and drew free artistic work

In 1928 he exposed in the Waag in Haarlem for the first time. In 1947 he left Holland for Zurich and eventually passed away in Grand Canaria in the summer of 1967 after a very immersive and eventful life

Sigisbert Chretien Bosch Reitz-Garden statue Versailles

Sigisbert Chretien Bosch Reitz (1860-1938)

Garden statue, Versailles

Signed with monogram

Oil on panel

37.5 x 26 cm

To be dated between 1902-1905

Literature: cf. Rinus Ferdinandusse and Ann Blokland,Bosch Reitz, Amsterdam,2002, p.57 ff

Henk de Court Onderwater - A self-portrait in cape and top hat

Henk de Court Onderwater (1877-1905)

A self-portrait in cape and top hat

Signed and inscribed Paris

Charcoal and pastel on paper

37 x 26 cm

Pierre Louis Dubourcq - View of Albano

Pierre Louis Dubourcq (1815-1873)

View of Albano

Signed, dated and inscribed Albano Aug.’43

Oil on paper laid down on canvas

49.5 x 63.5 cm

Jean Baptiste Henri Durand Brager - View of the Bosphorus

Jean-Baptiste Henri Durand-Brager (1814-1879)

View of the Bosphorus

Signed and indistinctly dated

Oil on panel

22 x 41 cm

Ferdinand Erfmann-Village in a tropical landscape, Indonesia

Ferdinand Erfmann (1901-1968)

Village in a tropical landscape, Indonesia

Signed and inscribed Batavia

Oil on canvas

40.5 x 51 cm

Erfmann visited Indonesia only once in 1938

European School-Satyr

European School, circa 1900

Satyr

Pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolor on paper

33 x 25 cm

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming-The Lily Shore

Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming (1837-1924)

The Lily Shore, Tricomalee, Sri Lanka: study of Palmyra Palms with young Bayan trees looking to Fort Frederick

Signed with initials and dated oct.8 ‘73

Watercolor on paper

36 x 50 cm

Fort Frederick is also known as Fort Tricomalee
Tricomalee is the most popular east coast seaside hamlet in Sri Lanka, famous for its powdery sandy beach and turquois blue shallow waters

(SOLD)

August Le Gras-The desert of Chellala-Algeria

August Le Gras (1864-1915)

The desert of Chellala, Algeria

Signed, dated nov.1892 and annotated

Oil on canvas

38 x 61 cm

The Chellala Desert in Algeria lies in the district of El Bayadh in the Ksour mountains

(SOLD)

Gustav von Haugk-View from a grotto toward the Faraglioni, Capri, Italy

Gustav von Haugk (1804-1861)

View from a grotto toward the Faraglioni, Capri, Italy

Signed and dated 1834

Oil on paper laid down on board

26 x 39 cm

Eduard Hildebrandt-Cleopatra’s needle, Alexandria, Egypt

Eduard Hildebrandt (1817/18-1869)

Cleopatra’s needle, Alexandria, Egypt

Signed

Pencil and watercolor on paper

25 x 36 cm

The needle was a present in 1819 to Great Britain but remained in Alexandria until 1877. It stands now on the Victorian Embankment, London

William Hunter-Building a house

William Hunter (c.1890-1967)

Building a house

Signed and dated Ana 1929

Oil on panel

20.5 x 30.5 cm

(SOLD)

Johan Daniel Koelman-The harvest

Johan Daniel Koelman (1831-1857)

The Harvest

Signed and dated fec 53

Pen and black and brown ink and watercolor on paper

27.5 x 47 cm

C. Leblanc-A French soldier smoking his pipe and his dog, Crimea

Leon Leblanc (1828-1900)

A French soldier smoking his pipe and his dog, Crimea

Signed and dated 1856

Pastel on canvas

41 x 31.5 cm

(SOLD)

Vincenzo Loria - The Peristyle of the House of the Ancient Hunt VII.4.48, Pompeï, with an archeologist working

Vincenzo Loria (1850-1939)

An archeologist working in The Peristyle of the House of the Hunt VII.4.48, Pompei

Signed and inscribed Napoli

Watercolor on paper

36.5 x 55 cm

Gill Julien Matthey-A Tattooed Woman, North Africa

Gill Julien Matthey (1889-1956)

A Tattooed Woman, North Africa

Signed

Oil on panel

35.5 x 27 cm

(SOLD)

Antonia Elisabeth Ony ter Meulen-An Oriental man wearing a fez

Antonia Elisabeth ‘Ony’ ter Meulen (1886-1979)

An Oriental man wearing a Fez

Signed

Oil on canvas

118 x 81 cm, unframed

(SOLD)

Jan Cornelis Neervoort - In the library of Museum Plantin-Moretus Antwerp

Jan Cornelis Neervoort (1863-1940)

In the library of Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp

Signed and annotated 'Plantijn-Moretus' and 'aan mijn vriend Hector Broeckx'

Oil on panel

18 x 24 cm

In a period frame

North European School, second half 19th century Bacchus

 

North European School, second half 19th century

Bacchus

Annotated in Swedish on the reverse

Oil on metal

Diam. 7 cm

Frans David Oerder-Coconut rope weaver, South Africa

Frans David Oerder (1867-1944)

Coconut rope weaver, South Africa

Signed, and indistinctly inscribed on the reverse

Oil on canvas

38 x 23.5 cm

After Praxiteles, late 19th century Hermes and the Infant Dionysos

After Praxiteles, late 19th century

Hermes and the Infant Dionysos

White marble

h. 45 cm

The original, excavated in 1877, is in the Archeological Museum, Olympia, Greece

(SOLD)

Louise Josephine Sarazin de Belmont - View of Capo Sant’Alessio near Taormina, Sicily

Louise Josephine Sarazin de Belmont (1790-1871)

View of Capo Sant’Alessio near Taormina, Sicily

Signed with initials and dated 1825, and inscribed Sicile, Capo S.Alessio (Messina) route de Messina a Catane on the reverse

Oil on paper

19.5 x 14 cm

Painted during her first journey to Italy from 1824-1826

Attributed to Franciscus Smuglevitch-Portrait of the dwarf Baiocco, Rome

Attributed to Franciscus Smuglevitch (1745-1807)

Portrait of the dwarf Baiocco, Rome

Oil on paper laid down on canvas

28 x 20 cm

Executed circa 1790-1800

Attributed to Abraham Teerlink-A figure resting in front of a Roman portico

Attributed to Abraham Teerlink (1776-1857)

A figure resting in front of a Roman portico

Pencil and black chalk on paper

40 x 25.5 cm

Pierre Tetar van Elven-A moment of rest in front of a forge

Pierre Tetar van Elven (1828-1908)

A moment of rest in front of a forge, San Pellegrino Terme, Lombardy Italy

Signed and inscribed San Pellegrino Lombardie

Watercolor on paper

26 x 36 cm

Tetar van Elven, who left for Italy in 1853, became court painter to King Victor Emanuel II (1820-1878) of Italy in 1861
Between 1881-1908 the artist lived in Milan where he also died

(SOLD)

Friedrich Thoming-A view at Villa Mazziotti from a grotto near Posilippo

Friedrich Thöming (1802-1873)

A view at Villa Mazziotti from a grotto near Posilippo

Signed, oil on paper

14 x 10.5 cm

Pierre de Vaucleroy-On board of the passenger ship Elisabethville from Antwerp to Congo

Pierre de Vaucleroy (1892-1980)

On board of the passenger ship Elisabethville from Antwerp to Congo

Signed and darted 1926, and signed and dated and annotated Sous l’ Equateur on the
reverse

Oil on canvas laid down on board

30 x 40 cm

Literature: Jean Pierre de Rijcke, Pierre de Vaucleroy,1992, p.67

The Belgian artist Pierre de Vaucleroy has been one of the most renowned so-called Africanists of his time (cf. Lynne Thornton, Les Africanistes, 1990, pp.116, 118, 119, 123, 331)

(SOLD)

Hans Volcker-Capetown and Table mountain

Hans Völcker (1865-1944)

The Table Mountain, Cape Town, seen from the Bloubergstrand

Signed

Watercolor and chalks on paper

56 x 75 cm

The artist travelled South Africa in 1905-06

Carl Wuttke-The Ancient Greek Theatre, Taormina, Sicily

Carl Wuttke (1849-1927)

The Ancient Greek Theatre, Taormina, Sicily

Signed

Oil on panel

15 x 22 cm