4817 - 5010 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
= Small holiday home in Oost-Kapelle, designed by Ben Merkelbach in 1934. Merkelbach would later form a firm with the architect Piet Elling.
= Small holiday home in Oost-Kapelle, designed by Ben Merkelbach in 1934. Merkelbach would later form a bureau with the architect Piet Elling.
= Design contest for the office buildings for BPM. Designed by the architect Piet Elling, partner at Merkelbach and Elling. With 9 photographs of the ground, floor plans and dissections of the never executed building.
Idem. (Maquette of the Administration building of the Nederlandse Radio-Unie in Hilversum). Lot of 5 gelatin silver prints, 1951, each ±13x24 cm., w. the photographer's stamp on verso, tipped onto mounts.- AND 5 similar by the same, showing the maquette of the new extension of the V.A.R.A. building in Hilversum (1x dam. corner) and 4 similar by the same showing the maquette of the Stationspostgebouw at the Oosterdok in Amsterdam.
= All designs by Piet Elling and/ or Ben Merkelbach.
- One photograph with discolouring.
= Commissioned and from the archive of architectbureau Merkelbach and Karsten, who designed these buildings in 1941.
- Paper flaw (already present before the photograph was taken) causing a partial crease. Nonetheless an attractive photograph.
= Photograph was commissioned by the architect firm Merkelbach en Karsten, who designed the offices and the break room for the workers.
= Photograph was commissioned by the architect firm Merkelbach en Karsten, who designed the offices and the break room for the workers in 1941. Wim Brusse was married to photographer Eva Besnyö and is mostly known as graphic designer. As pupil of Paul Schuitema he used photomontage in his design, mostly in the 1930's. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.
- Left upper and lower corner sl. dam.
= Rare photograph by the Belgian designer and photographer Paul Guermonprez, founder of advertisement and graphic design company Co-op 2. Guermonprez became part of the Dutch restistance in World War II. House Nijland was the home of the former brother-in-law of the architect Piet Elling, designed in the modernist style by him. Interior design partly in cooperation with the artist Bart van der Leck. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVII.
AND 7 smaller anonymous gelatin silver prints, showing the same house.
= Co-op 2 was the advertisement company founded by Paul Guermonprez. The house was designed by the ex brother-in-law of the owner, the architect Piet Elling and it is considered one of the finest examples of Dutch modernist architecture. Published in the periodical Bouwkundig weekblad Architectura, year 1936, no.2 (also included in this lot).
= Co-op 2 was the advertisement company founded by Paul Guermonprez. The house was designed by the ex brother-in-law of the owner, the architect Piet Elling and it is considered one of the finest examples of Dutch modernist architecture. The desk standing in the room was designed by Elling and probably built by himself (see also lot 3889). The design was heavily inspired by the furniture of Gerrit Rietveld, a friend of Elling.
- The first photo trifle foxed/ spotted and the mount trifle soiled and w. sm. tear.
= Nice images of the newly built railway depot at Feijenoord with its characteristic round hangar. It would be demolished almost a century later, in 1964.
AND an anonymous mounted collotype w. lithogr. caption "Brugwachters woning aan de Boompjes te Rotterdam" (19,5x20,5 cm.; showing at the right one of the turrets at the beginning of a railway bridge over the Maas).
= Colour schemes and decoration for these studios were made by Bart van der Leck.
Idem. (J.W. Lebon on an excavator, taking out the first ground in preparation for the new V.A.R.A. building). Gelatin silver print, ±20,5x26 cm., w. the photographer's stamp "Dick de Herder VARA-foto" on verso. - AND 1 other by the same: a portrait of J.W. Lebon (founding V.A.R.A. administrator and director of Radio Oranje during wartime).
= I.a. a photograph showing the builders and employees of the construction company J.P. van Eesteren looking upwards, probably celebrating reaching the highest point. J.P. van Eesteren himself is among of the group.
= The photograph was taken from the Dom toren in Utrecht. Commissioned by the architect firm of Piet Elling, who designed the secretary building of the Jaarbeurs.
= Showing the front and side and a view of the offices at night. Commissioned by the architect firm of Elling, who designed the secretary building of the Jaarbeurs. It was demolished in 2013.
= The building was designed by architect Piet Elling in 1961 and demolished in 2013.
= The housing project Frankendael was designed by the architect firm of Ben Merkelbach and Piet Elling. The garden design was by Mien Ruys.