Jacobus G. Veldheer wood-engravings for sale

Dutch, 1866-1954

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Nuremberg, Germany -  VELDHEER

Nuremberg, Germany
Wood engraving, circa 1900-10, edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 7 in. Signed in the block and signed in pencil. A fine impression in very good condition. The margins are wide and probably full. (There's a very faint suggestion of foxing here and there.) Published by S.L. van Looy, Amsterdam. Veldheer produced a series of highly detailed wood engravings based on his German travels.

Portrait of Theo van Hoytema -  VELDHEER

Portrait of Theo van Hoytema
Wood engraving (woodcut?), circa 1913, small edition. 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed "proefdruk." This is a fine impression of an uncommon print. This is the full, untrimmed sheet with a deckle edge all around. The condition is fine other than minor paper imperfections, one in the blank area at left, and an old fold in the lower margin. This important portrait is illustrated on page 16 of Theo van Hoytema 1863-1917, the 1999 exhibition catalogue for the Drents Museum/Gemeentemuseum show about the artist. An impression of this work is located in the Rijksmuseum collection.

The Fishing Boat -  VELDHEER

The Fishing Boat
Wood engraving, undated (circa 1900), edition unknown. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. A fine impression in fine condition. The margins are wide if not full. There is a pencil dedication to fellow artist, W.B. Tholen. Veldheer was an important woodblock artist at the turn of the century. He was a close friend of Nieuwenkamp who also championed the woodcut revivial in Holland during this era.

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