The Uncrowned King (De Ongekroonde Konig) - ANTOON HERCKENRATH

Medium: woodcut

The Uncrowned King (De Ongekroonde Konig) - ANTOON  HERCKENRATH - woodcut

Belgian, (1907-1977)

Woodcut, 1941, Not listed in the Jakob Smits Museum Retrospective catalogue, edition probably 25. 13 x 10 in. Initialed in the block, lower left. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. Also, inscribed, "proefdruk." This is a superb impression of this exemplary Belgian wartime, expressionist woodcut. The margins are full and the condition is fine. In Flanders, "an "ongekroonde konig" is someone who acts like a king, or even a tyrant, in his own territory or sphere of influence. Herckenrath was ecologically minded and he detested the misuse of power, particularly with regards to the natural world.      $2,000

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