16 May 2006
Jan Toorop, the frame executed by Joostens, 1898
PORTRAIT OF JOOSTENS
Charcoal and pastel on paper, in a gilt and painted plaster frame decorated with flowers, stars, butterflies, fishes and birds
28 x 17 cm. (the drawing); 65 x 49 cm. (the frame)
Signed and dated J Toorop 1898 upper right and lower right, and titled Portrait de Joosten Arnhem lower right
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Eva Mendgen, In Perfect Harmony, Picture and Frame 1850-1920, Zwolle, 1995, ill. p. 217
In Perfect Harmony, Picture and Frame 1850-1920, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam/Kunstforum Vienna, 1995
To be included in the catalogue raisonné on the artist's work, currently being prepared by G.W.C. van Wezel.
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Please note that the medium should read charcoal and pastel on paper.
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