Charcoal drawing, signed lower middle. 'Portrait studies' 1928
Dimensions: 12 inch x 9,6 inch. Framed: 20,5 inch x 17, 6 inch
Gerard Hordyk 1899-1958. Dutch painter and muralist. Worked in Paris, Amsterdam and New York. Neighbor from Piet Mondrian while living in Paris. Figurative painter with a great interest in ballet and circus. Mondrian and Hordyk met again in New York during the second World War, they became close friends.