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Balinese landscape. 1977

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Arie Smit

Balinese landscape. 1977

Oil on canvas, mounted on hardboard. Signed to the lower right: Arie Smit Bali '77. Framed.
32.9 x 35.8 cm

Adrianus Wilhelmus, known as "Arie" Smit, was a Dutch-born painter active in Bali. After studying graphic design in Rotterdam, he began working for the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army in 1938.

The present work combines the influences of Smit's Impressionist models from his student days with echoes of his work as a lithographer in Batavia, reflected by numerous fine, almost sketchy contour lines.

Provenance

From a Munich estate

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Germany, Cologne
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Arie Smit

Balinese landscape. 1977

Oil on canvas, mounted on hardboard. Signed to the lower right: Arie Smit Bali '77. Framed.
32.9 x 35.8 cm

Adrianus Wilhelmus, known as "Arie" Smit, was a Dutch-born painter active in Bali. After studying graphic design in Rotterdam, he began working for the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army in 1938.

The present work combines the influences of Smit's Impressionist models from his student days with echoes of his work as a lithographer in Batavia, reflected by numerous fine, almost sketchy contour lines.

Provenance

From a Munich estate

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Time, Location
18 Jun 2024
Germany, Cologne
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