6 September 2011
Hans van Hoek (b. 1947)
Homage to Soetsu Yanagi, Bernard Leach, and, the unknown craftsman
signed, titled and dated 'Homage to Soetsu Yanagi, Bernard Leach, and, the unknown craftsman h van Hoek '89-90' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas in artist's frame
172 x 188 x 19 cm. (including the frame)
Waddington Galleries, London.
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The present lot is a tribute to the Japanese Yanagi Soetsu (1889-1961), the founder of a folk craft movement in Japan, and to the British Bernard Leach (1887-1979), who is known as the 'father of British studio pottery'.
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