Maks, C.J. | Models in the studio

Cornelis Johannes (‘Kees’) Maks

1876 – Amsterdam – 1967

Models in the studio

Watercolour  66 x 97 cm

Signed lower left
To be dated 1951

Compare to a similar work, executed in oil on canvas 360 x 490 cm, in the collection of the City of Amsterdam. Kees Maks said about this work: “This is meant as the apotheosis, a summary of what I have painted in my lifetime.”


Kunsthandel Siau, Amsterdam

Kortenhoef, Oude Kerk (Kunst aan de Dijk), Kees Maks in de schijnwerpers, 28 May – 9 June 2001
Rotterdam, Kunsthal, Kees Maks: schilder van het mondaine leven, 17 January – 21 April 2002, no. 77

M. Jager e.a., Kees Maks: schilder van het mondaine leven, Zwolle 2001, 77, ill. 22, p. 27
C. Aaftink, Kees Maks in de Schijnwerpers, Kortenhoef 2001, ill. p. 19


Additional information


Watercolour / Pastel / Gouache


Classic moderns



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