15. Jan van Heel

Jan van Heel
(Rotterdam 1898 – The Hague 1990)
Bretagne, Dolmen
Unclearly signed l.r.
Signed, titled and unclearly dated 195? on the stretcher
Oil on canvas, 80.2 x 60.3 cm
Private collection, The Netherlands
Menhirs and dolmens are typical features of landscape of Brittany and have a rich history. Especially in the area of Carnac many of these dot the landscape. The menhirs (standing stones) and dolmen (a number of standing stones, covered by a horizontal capstone) are often placed in long rows. Some menhirs have a height of seven metres and a weight of over 300 tons.

€ 800 - 1.200
€ 800