Herman Heijenbrock (1871-1948)
Glass Boy (with cigarette)
Oil paint on panel
l.l. monogrammed HH and dated '14
12 x 10,5 cm
Frame: 15,2 x 14,5
Titled Glass Boy on the back, signed, dated and with the Blaricum number 43.
In good condition
Private collection The Netherlands
Hermann Heijenbrock was a Dutch artist who drew inspiration from the emerging heavy industry and mining of the early 20th century. His artworks are imbued with a fascination for technological progress and the monumental aspects of industrial landscapes.Heijenbrock's paintings and drawings capture the raw beauty of industrial scenes, paying close attention to the imposing machinery, billowing chimneys, and the workers laboring in these demanding environments. His use of bold lines, powerful contrasts, and detailed compositions brought the strength and scale of industry to life on canvas.Through his work, we catch a glimpse of the industrial revolution and its impact on society. Heijenbrock's art reflects not only his admiration for technological advancement but also his recognition of the human effort and life that thrived amidst this bustling industry. His work remains a valuable testament to this historical period.
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