This oil painting ‘Geesje Kwak and the Secret of the Universe – 28-06-22’ is my second one. Geesje lends herself to a grand but time consuming elaboration in oil paint. Must be her beauty as well as the lush kimonos.
Who would have ever though of Geesje Kwak in Space? Of course she already was fond of higher spheres.
After my last graphite pencil drawing of Geesje Kwak -04-09-21 I felt one was missing in the series. I found a perfect mix of roundism and classic 17th lighting in the best Caravaggio and Rembrandt tradition.
Sometimes a model just can’t let go. After my last drawing Geesje Kwak still lingered in my mind. I also happened to find more pictures of her, taken by Breitner.