(Amsterdam 1885 – Zeist 1964)
Signed and dated 13 l.r.
Titled on the underside
Oil on canvas, 59.7 x 41.9 cm
– Collection August Maschmeijer (1848-1922), Bergen
– Collection Rudolf Maschmeijer (1883-1974), Bergen
– Collection Mrs. M. Verstegen-Maschmeijer (1918-2012), Vreeland
– By descent to the present owner
In 1912 Filarski left for Switzerland. He found lodgings in Clarens with the musician Nico Ebels, who was married to Lien Smorenberg, the sister of his friend and fellow artist Dirk Smorenberg. Les Avants is the mountain area behind Montreux, near Clarens.