Now for sale

Marlene Dumas. Good luck charms & Bad luck, 1994

Watercolour, ink, pencil and coloured pencil on paper, signed (€ 40.000 - 60.000). Starting bid € 35.000

Henk Helmantel. Still life with red jug and brushes, 1982

Oil on board, signed (€ 12.000 - 16.000). Starting bid € 8.000

Henk Chabot. Resting farmer holding a cup

Oil on canvas, signed (€ 15.000 - 20.000). Starting bid € 12.000

Cor Jaring. Portrait of a workman, c. 1975

Gelatin silver print, stamped (€ 200 - 300). Starting bid € 100

Art from Abramović to Zhuang

An auction with some very exceptional works

The catalogue of the 13th edition of NRC Veilingen is now online. One of the highlights is as a keywork in the oeuvre of Louise Bourgeois. An ordinary sheet of grid paper is covered in red ink with the sentence 'Je t'aime' as an imposition of 300 lines. This passionate drawing shows the core themes of Bourgeois' art: dealing with childhood trauma, fear and pain, and trying to fulfil the need for love and belonging. Other remarkable pieces are a watercolour diptych opposing Good Luck & Bad Luck by Marlene Dumas as well as an early masterpiece by Joop Moesman. Also noteworthy are several colourful works by Walasse Ting, three Van Fastenhouts in pristine condition, a 17th century painting with scenes of David and Goliath, two of the earliest works by Carel Willink and an iconic Salvador Dalí piano.

And more:
- Vibrant landscapes by Gerrit Benner
- A small collection of intriguing works by Jeroen Henneman
- The Great Wall of China seen from space by Marina Abramović
- Betondorp painted by Louis Schrikkel
- Charlotte van Pallandt’s robust Wilhelmina
- Dutch photography by artists such as Désirée Dolron, Cor Jaring, Erwin Olaf, Dirk de Herder, Carla van de Puttelaar and Koen Wessing
- Indonesia, works by Theo Meier and Jan Dickhoff
- De Ploeg, well represented again by Jan Altink and Jannes de Vries
- A drawing made at a dinner table by Marino Marini
- The Rembrandtplein on the eve of the Boterwaag's demolition by Pierre Tetar van Elven
and hundreds of other works submitted by NRC readers, by such artists as Jaap Wagemaker, Kees VerweyArmando, M.C. EscherZao Wou-Ki, Charlotte Mutsaers, Philip Sadée, Marc Mulders, Jan Voerman, Henk Helmantel, Jean Dubuffet and Nicolaas van der Waay.

The collection will be auctioned online in two sessions, from 18:30 CET: the sale of fine art will close Monday 22 June, while the sale of modern & contemporary art will end the next evening, Tuesday 23 June.

All works are on view but given COVID-19 measures, this is only possible by appointment by e-mail:

You can browse the catalogue on Invaluable and place your bids already today.

NRC Veilingen 13 - Fine Art

Online-only auction closes Monday 22 June from 18.30 CET

NRC Veilingen 13 - Modern & Contemporary Art

Online-only auction closes Tuesday 23 June from 18.30 CET

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