Stamp-signature at the bottom right.
Framed. Size of frame: 42.5 x 37.5 cm.
The work of Geer van Velde (Lisse, 1898-Cachan, 1977) is inseparable from that of his brother, Bram. Both follow the path of abstraction. The writer Samuel Beckett was the first to make them known to the public on the occasion of their exhibition at the Maeght Gallery in 1948.
It was with Méditerranée, painted in 1941 (Paris, Museum of Modern Art), that Geer definitively abandoned all figurative references. After paying particular attention to the architecture of the compositions and their structure, he concentrated on working with color in large flat areas during the 1950s.