48. Jan Wolkers

Jan Wolkers
(Oegstgeest 1925 – Westermient 2007)
Olga (1958)
Signed on neck
Bronze on natural stone stand, H. 42.4 cm
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
M. Salverda, E. Staal & P. Steenhuis, Jan Wolkers, Waanders Publishers, Zwolle, 2002, page 93 (ill.)
The work offered here depicts Olga, the protagonist of the novel Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) (1969). Olga was modeled after Annemarie Nauta, to whom Wolkers lost his heart while living in Paris in 1957.

€ 3.000 - 5.000
Hammer amount
€ 2.800