Navigation

Balinese Temple in Denpasar by Hofker ~ SOLD

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Balische Tempel bij Denpasar. ( Balinese Temple in Denpasar. )

A very fine early to mid-20th century crayon and charcoal etching of a Balinese temple in Denpasar by the famous Dutch artist W.G. Hofker.

Hofker, a student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam, carried out a number of monumental decorative assignments during the 1920s, amongst others for the Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomvaart Maatschappij (KNSM) for whom he made a few mural paintings on ships. His reputation as a portrait painter was such that he received the assignment in 1936 to paint a portrait of Queen Wilhemina for the head office of the Koninklijke Pakketvaart Maatschappi (KPM), the Royal Packet Navigation Company in Batavia. In 1938 the couple accompanied the painting to the Dutch East Indies and concluded with a trip through the archipelago, ending up in Bali. During this trip they made drawings and paintings of Indonesian subjects that could be reproduced and used by the KPM. The Hofkers socialized with many painters, including Spies, Strasser, Meyer and their good friend Rudolf Bonnet. In 1940 the couple moved to Ubud and today, many of his paintings are exhibited in the ARMA and the Neka Museum in Ubud.

Good condition although the print has been backed onto thick paper and has glue marks around the edges; measures 229 x 269 mm.

Purchase code: P0972 ( This print is SOLD, looking for another copy?, please contact us. )

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Stadhuys van Batavia ~ c.1724

Stadhuys van Batavia by Francois Valentyn Het Stadhuys van Batavia / De Portuguese Stadskerk / De Portuguese Buyten-kerk An antique architectural print of the Stadhuys van Batavia, by Francois Valentyn, bounded into his eight-volume history...

Maleische Kampong te Makkaser, 1844

Maleische Kampong te Makkaser, 1844 Maleische Kampong te Makkaser ( Van der Velde 1844 ) Makasser. 42.  De Maleische Kampong te Makkaser. Quartier Malais a Makkasser.  A very fine and detailed black and white mid-19th...

Govener-General’s Residence in Batavia ( Heydt ) – 1744

Govener-General’s Residence in Batavia ( Heydt ) – 1744 Ein Prospect Seiner Hoch Edelheit des Herrn General Guverneurs  hoffu: Wohn Hauses in dem Caftel Batavia wie dafelbe von innen ohne die Baume an zu fehen....

Loading Dock in Batavia, 1844

Loading Dock in Batavia, 1844 Loading Dock in Batavia ( Van der Velde 1844 ) Java. 4.   DE AANLEG PLAATS DER SLOEPEN TE BATAVIA.  DÉBARCADÈRE A BATAVIA. A very fine and detailed mid-19th century lithograph by Paulus...

Chinese Massacre Batavia 1740

Chinese Massacre Batavia 1740 The rare large format mid-18th century print showing the terrible massacre of the Chinese that occurred in Batavia October 9th 1740, engraved by Adrian van der Laan of Amsterdam. The print...

Vue de l’Isle et de la ville Batavia… ( c.1780 )

Vue de l’Isle et de la ville Batavia… ( c.1780 ) Vue de l’Isle et de la ville Batavia appartenant aux Hollandois, pour la Compagnie des Indes. An attractive hand coloured so called optical print...

Fort Rotterdam,’t Kasteel Rotterdam, c.1759

Fort Rotterdam,’t Kasteel Rotterdam, c.1759 Black and white coper engraving of Fort Rotterdam, Makassar. Fort Rotterdam is a fort built in Makassar on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. It was captured by the Dutch...

Guard-Post Batavia ( Heydt ) – 1744

Guard-Post Batavia ( Heydt ) – 1744 View of the guard-post Rijswijk, Batavia ( Heydt ) – 1744 Ein Prospect des Posts Reysweyck eine Stunde von Batavia gelegen. An attractive mid 18th century view of...

Tjandi – Moendoet Ruin ( Mendut ) c.1852

Ruin of the Tjandi – Moendoet Temple ( Mendut ) Published in 1852 – 56 by C. W. Mieling after drawings by Adrianus Johannes Bik. Title: Ruine Van Tjandi – Moendoet ~ Resedentie Kadoe Adrianus Johannes Bik...

Town Hall, Dutch Church in Batavia ~ 1754

Vue de la Maison Ville a Batavia – Gezicht van’t Stadhuys te Batavia. ~ Year 1754 Antique print of the Town hall and the old Dutch Church in Batavia (Jakarta) The “Nieuwe Hollandse Kerk“, (New...
Back to top