Willem Bastiaan Tholen
WILLEM BASTIAAN THOLEN
Amsterdam 1860-1931 The Hague
THE EVENING STAR
Oil on canvas
60 x 85 cm.
Signed: lower right
Provenance: Kunsthandel Huinck and Scherjon, Amsterdam.
Literature: Willem Witsen: Eightier in letter and image, Netherlands Institute for Art History; R.S. Bakels, W.B. Tholen: 150 reproductions of works by his hand, offered to the artist on his 70th birthday, The Hague 1930, p. 99 .; Ir. g. Knuttel jr., W.B. Tholen, The Hague 1944, p.27; A. de Jong, Willem Bastiaan Tholen 1860-1931, 1993, p. 133.
Exhibited: Centraal Museum, Utrecht 1952; Kunsthandel Huinck and Scherjon, Jan, Feb. Utrecht 1932. Previous titles: "The evening star", "L’etoile du soir", "Evening in Harderwijk on the Zuiderzee".
Tholen made many trips in the summer with his boat (Wieringer bol) on the lakes in South and North Holland and on the Zuiderzee.