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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Zelfportret, ca 1944
photo: Tom Haartsen

Zelfportret

1944
31.7cm x 24.4cm
paper, pencil
Private collection, NL

Circa 1944.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Zelfportret recto, 1941
photo: Tom Haartsen

Zelfportret-recto

1941
40.5cm x 31.0cm
paper, pencil
Private collection, NL
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Zelfportret verso, 1941
photo: Tom Haartsen

Zelfportret-verso

1941
40.5cm x 31.0cm
paper, pencil
Private collection, NL

On the back of the Self Portrait recto is another Self Portrait.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Cover 'De Gemeenschap', 1940
photo: Tom Haartsen

Cover 'De Gemeenschap'

1940
24.8cm x 18.4cm
paper
Collection Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, NL
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Jeune musicienne assise, 1940 ca
photo: Tom Haartsen

Jeune musicienne assise

1940
40.0cm x 28.6cm
paper, pencil
Collection Stedelijk Museum Zutphen/ Museum Henriëtte Polak, NL

Circa 1940

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Meisje, 1940
photo: Unknown

Meisje

1940
29.0cm x 12.0cm
paper, pencil
Collection unknown
Constant Nieuwenhuys-ZT/Zittende vrouw met hoofddoek, 1940 ca
photo: Tom Haartsen

ZT/Zittende vrouw met hoofddoek

1940
39.6cm x 28.6cm
paper, pencil
Collection Stedelijk Museum Zutphen/ Museum Henriëtte Polak, NL

Circa 1940.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Portret van mijn grootvader, 1938
photo: Tom Haartsen

Portret van mijn grootvader

1938
45.0cm x 38.0cm
paper, pencil
Private collection, NL

Constants grandfather on his mother's side was a tailor. Constant wore a purple suit made by his grandfather when he met Gerrit Kouwenaar on the Magere brug (Skinny Bridge) on a summer day in Amsterdam in 1942. Gerrit Kouwenaar later described this first meeting in the opening speech of an exhibition of Constant in Galerie Le Canard, 26 Januari 1952, with the following words:

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Portret van mijn moeder, 1938
photo: Tom Haartsen

Portret van mijn moeder

1938
44.1cm x 33.5cm
crayon, paper, pencil
Collection Fondation Constant, NL
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Piëta, 1936
photo: Tom Haartsen

Pietà [I}

1936
69.5cm x 69.0cm
crayon, paper
Collection Fondation Constant

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