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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Meisje, 1940
photo: Unknown

Meisje

1940
29.0cm x 12.0cm
paper, pencil
Collection unknown
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Ontbijtje, 1940
photo: Tom Haartsen

Ontbijtje

1940
83.5cm x 83.5cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection, NL

In the documentary Constant, avant le départ, 2005, the work is shown to Constant. He remarks about the work: The design is weak but the colours are good.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Pietà, ca 1940
photo: Tom Haartsen

Pietà

1940
32.7cm x 22.5cm
lithograph
Private collection, NL

Circa 1940

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Stilleven met lelies in een vaas, 1940
photo: Tom Haartsen

Stilleven met lelies in een vaas

1940
61.5cm x 49.7cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection, Aerdenhout, NL

 

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-Femmes Damnées, 1939
photo: Tom Haartsen

Femmes damnées

1939
21.8cm x 28.0cm
paper, pencil, watercolor
Collection ProWinko

Circa 1939.
In 1939/1940 Constant drew 8 illustrations for the poems Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire,1857.
Both the drawings Le revenant  (The Ghost) and Femmes damnées (Delphine et Hippolyte) are from Fleurs du Mal.

 

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Le revenant, 1939
photo: Tom Haartsen

Le revenant

1939
20.0cm x 13.5cm
crayon, paper, pencil, watercolor
Private collection

Circa 1939
In 1939/1940 Constant drew 8 illustrations for the poems Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire,1857.
Both the drawings Le revenant  (The Ghost) and Femmes damnées (Delphine et Hippolyte) are from Fleurs du Mal.

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

Portret van mijn grootvader

1938
45.0cm x 38.0cm
paper, pencil
Private collection

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
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Emmaüsgangers, 1936
photo: Unknown

De Emmaüsgangers

1936
85.5cm x 80.0cm
jute, varnish paint
Private collection, NL

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