Adolf Melchior (1898-1962)

[Original drawing, watercolor] De Mooie Nell met Haarlem erachter.

View on the lake before Haarlem, with the city in the background. Heavy clouds in the sky. Titled, signed and dated below: “De Mooie Nell met Haarlem erachter Haarlemmerkade 13 November 1952 AMelchior”. [From: lambiek.net] “Adolf Melchior was a doctor, artist and writer from Haarlem, the Netherlands. Under the pseudonym Eduard het Schaap, he was author of the book ‘Ware en Onware Verhalen’, that was published by J.H. Gottmer on the occasion of Haarlem’s 700th anniversary in 1946. For the same publisher, he illustrated ‘De Eerste Walvisvaart van de Willem Barendsz’, the journal of a ship’s doctor during a trip to the arctic. He collected his travel impressions in the book ‘Schoonheid en bijgeloof in Oost-Afrika’, which was published by De Spaarnestad in 1958. In his art, he was influenced by Anton Pieck.”

Watercolor on thick paper, in passepartout; total: 184 x 272 mm; in very good condition.

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