René Gockinga revisited

Presenting another guest post by Sander Bink concerning drawings by Dutch artists from the early decades of the 20th century, several of which show a distinct Beardsley influence. There’s also more than a little Harry Clarke in some of the details, especially the large Salomé picture below. Sander examines the provenance. * * * In … Continue reading “René Gockinga revisited”

Gockinga’s Bacchanal and an unknown portrait of Fritz Klein

Bacchanal by René Gockinga. A guest post today by Sander Bink who generously translated his latest piece of research into the Dutch artists of the early 20th century who took the Beardsley style as a foundation for their own black-and-white delineations. As with this earlier post on the subject, many of these drawings are very … Continue reading “Gockinga’s Bacchanal and an unknown portrait of Fritz Klein”

The Aubrey Beardsley archive

Aubrey Beardsley photographed by Frederick Evans (1894). Previous posts about (or related to) Aubrey Beardsley and his art. • The Parade and Baron Verdigris • More Aubrey fakery • Curious Relations • Aubrey fakery • Under the Hill by Aubrey Beardsley • Aubrey Beardsley and His World • After Beardsley by Ryan Cho • Aubrey … Continue reading “The Aubrey Beardsley archive”

The art of Henk Bremmer, 1871–1956

Landscape with Mill (1894; Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden). This week’s post is another by Sander Bink about a Dutch artist whose work may be unfamiliar to those outside the Netherlands. As before, Henk Bremmer was an artist whose work I hadn’t seen until now. My thanks again to Sander for the post. * * * … Continue reading “The art of Henk Bremmer, 1871–1956”

The art of Jacob Bendien, 1890–1933

Corner of a Canal (1919–20). This week’s post is another by Sander Bink about a Dutch artist whose work may be unfamiliar to those outside the Netherlands. Jacob Bendien was certainly new to me. My thanks again to Sander for the post. * * * Jacob Bendien, born in Amsterdam in 1890, was one of the … Continue reading “The art of Jacob Bendien, 1890–1933”