Lot 6525
Spring Auction: Asian, Interiors, Books & Prints 2019
ARONDEUS, W.J.C. (Willem) (1894-1943). “Escal-Vigor II: Les Amis”.

Drawing in black chalk on paper. Signed “W. Arondéus” & titled in lower left corner. Ca. 61,5 x 43 cm. Framed (behind glass).

¶ Beautiful drawing in Arondéus’ characteristic symbolistic style of which the title refers to the controversial French novel “Escal-Vigor” (first published in 1899) by the Belgian author Georges Eekhoud (1854-1927) in which homosexuality openly is described. Arondéus was one of the scarce Dutch pre-war homosexuals who publicly expressed his homosexual preference. – Sl. foxed/ browned, but else in good condition (not examined out of frame).

€ 500,00
€ 1.000,00
€ 1.300,00

Hamerprijs: € 1.300