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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Europa, 1992
photo: Tom Haartsen

Europa

1992
130.0cm x 97.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

Depicts the myth of the Greek god Zeus, who transforms into a white bull to seduce the young Phoenician woman Europa without his wife Hera finding out. The painting is perhaps inspired by the signing of the Maastricht treatment (Treaty on the European Union) on February 7th, 1992 confirming the European Union and the Euro.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-L'Otage, 1992
photo: Unknown

L'Otage

1992
99.0cm x 80.5cm
linen, oil paint
Collection G. Dreesmann

Although the theme of this painting is similar to paintings by Manet (L'exécution de l'Empéreur) and Goya (The third of May 1808), Constant has changed the composition so that the audience faces the executioners.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-La belle noiseuse, 1992
photo: Tom Haartsen

La belle noiseuse

1992
81.5cm x 100.1cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The title La belle noiseuse appears in a short story by Honoré de Balzac, Le Chef-d'œuvre inconnu (The unknown masterpiece) from 1831.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Le soldat, 1992
photo: Tom Haartsen

Le soldat

1992
116.0cm x 89.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

Soldier seen from the back

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Autoportrait first version, 1991
photo: Tom Haartsen

Autoportrait (first version)

1991
194.0cm x 185.0cm
linen, oil paint

Constant finishes and signs the first version of his Autoportrait in 1991. In 1994 he makes some alterations and signs it again in a different place.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-L'infirmière, 1991
photo: Tom Haartsen

L'infirmière

1991
116.0cm x 89.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Les Réfugiés, 1991
photo: Tom Haartsen

Les Réfugiés

1991
134.0cm x 103.0cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Tête d'homme, 1991
photo: Tom Haartsen

Tête d'homme

1991
92.0cm x 73.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Winterreise, 1991
photo: Tom Haartsen

Winterreise

1991
83.3cm x 80.7cm
linen, oil paint
Collection de Heus-Zomer

Inspired by Schubert's Winterreise

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Til Visser, 1990
photo: Tom Haartsen

Portret van Til Visser

1990
35.5cm x 30.5cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant

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