4817 - 5010 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
= I.a. a portrait of wife Betsy van Vloten, brother-in-law Willem van Vloten, son Willem ("Pam") Witsen as a baby and small child, Betsy with Pam in an interior ("(..) Voorburg Moeki en Pam 1901/1902" in pencil on verso) and two photographs of 2 unidentified boys. Willem Witsen (Bussum, ), p. 112 and p.131. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.
AND a small archive concerning Willem Witsen and his family, i.a. a small collection of picture postcards to i.a. Willem Witsen and various family members.
- Upper left corner dam. spot.
= From the estates of one of the artist's sons. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.
- Frayed; lacks portion in upper part.
= Lucie Broedelet (1876-1969) was the great aunt of the Dutch poet and author Remco Campert. J.M. DE GROOT a.o., Willem Witsen (Bussum, 2003), p.130 (this copy). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.
- Eleven photographs mounted on board.
= Official press photographs showing i.a. motor machine gunners in France, the soldiers playing hockey in their spare time in France, an Austrian prisoner captured by the British, the construction of a Pontoon bridge over the Jordan in El Ghoraniyeh, General Allenby leaving the church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, crashed airplanes and sunken ships and the overall devastation of the towns and villages on the Western Front.
= Bart de Kok, member of the NSB, was mainly famous for his photographs of political events during World War II commissioned by the Nazis.
- Lacks tiny portion from lower left corner.
= Verso signed "piet zwart / wassenaar" and titled in pencil. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXI.
= Possibly a photograph for use in Delft Kabels (1933), but this specific image not traced. Verso w. the address stamp of Piet Zwart in green, pencil annot. "archief" and w. 2 other sm. annots. in green ink in a diff. hand.
= From the portfolio Piet Zwart - 12 Fotografien (Ed. Galerie Wilde, Cologne, 1974), verso mount w. stamps of "Galerie Fiolet Amsterdam" and "Galerie Wilde Köln" and numb. "4-11/25-74" in felt-tip pen. With the orig. fold. text/ colophon leaf by Kees Broos from the portfolio (4p., folio). Broos '96, p.135; Fricke p.37; Broos '73, p.63; Brentjens p.216.
= Verso signed "piet zwart / wassenaar" and titled in pencil. Fricke no.57.