Studio Antiques and Fine Art, Incorporated
Welcome in. Browse Studio Antiques and Fine Art's period and antique furniture, fine art and decorative accessories. HOME
 
Louis Phillipe Kamm (French, 1882-1959)

browse these categories for related items...
All Items: Fine Art:Paintings:Oil:Europe:French: Pre 1920: item # 1171189

Please refer to our stock # 7293 when inquiring.


Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-548-5188


 Louis Phillipe Kamm (French, 1882-1959)
$825

Square in Brussels

Louis Phillipe Kamm (French, 1882-1959)

Oil on canvas, titled, signed and dated on the back, “Square in Brussels/ Louis Kamm/ 1932.”

Painting size: 16” x 13”
Frame size: 21.25” x 18”

Painter and professor Louis Phillipe Kamm taught at the School of Decorative Arts in his hometown of Strasbourg. Known for his landscapes of North Alsace, his work is characterized by monumental forms, evidenced by this street scene in Brussels where sturdy figures people a town square surrounded by solidly constructed buildings.

A sculpture of Christ crucified dominates the square. Directly below, a mother holds her young child on her lap, a tender reference to Mary and the infant Jesus. At the foot of the cross, two women chat about their concerns while across the way, another figure draws water at a communal pump. The ease with which the sacred and the everyday are presented-- the cross, the mother and child, the pump--suggest an overall stability in the lives of these people where faith, human relationships and practical matters are threaded together.

Louis Phillipe Kamm is listed in the Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs (Bénézit,1999)



  Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2014