398. Otto B. de Kat
Otto B. de Kat
(Dordrecht 1907 – Laren (NH) 1995)
View of the village Overveen
Signed and dated ’42 l.r.
Oil on canvas, 35 x 42 cm
Acquired directly from the artist by the family of the present owner
T. Goedings, H. van Run & G. Westerink, Otto B. de Kat: leven en werk 1907-1995, Uitgeverij Thoth, Bussum, 2002, No. 360
The house in the centre of the depiction is the residence of the Belgian artist George Robèr (1893-1969). The house is situated on the land belonging to house ‘Rolland’ in Overveen, situated next to the house ‘Schoonoord’ on the Houtmanpad. De Kat lived in one of the industrial buildings belonging to ‘Schoonoord’ and at the time was a neighbour of Robèr.