Malagan-statue from Papua New Guinea by Jan Sluijters (Den Bosch 1881-1957 Amsterdam)

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Malagan-statue from Papua New Guinea by Jan Sluijters (Den Bosch 1881-1957 Amsterdam)

Sluijters was a leading pioneer of various post-impressionist movements in The Netherlands. He experimented with several styles, including fauvism and cubism, finally setting on a colorful expressionism. His paintings feature nude studies, portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. There is a closly related painting known depiciting the same statue within a still-life also painted by Jan Sluijters circa 1935.

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Price
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Origin
Collection Jan Sluijters; thence to descent to the present owner.
Material
Dimensions
122 x 64 cm
Reference
1244