Auctions → 7 and 8 May 2021: Jewellery and Watches - Art and Antiques → Art and Antiques → Horst Janssen: Dear Kerstin
Watercolour over pen and ink drawing and traces of dry point, 38 x 56 cm, lo. middle sign. and dat. JA 12.7.78 as well as inscribed 'Lb Kerstin, die anderen Spuren werden auch noch weggewischt', matted, unframed. - Provenance: Private collection Hamburg. - One of the most important modern German draughtsmen and graphic artists. J. studied at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule in A. Mahlau's classes of liberal and applied arts. He merged the traditions of the Old Masters and the achievements of modernism to create his own pictorial language. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Oldenburg a. others. Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Blessin 'H.J. Leben u. Werk' a. others.