Lies Cosijn (NL) - wall plastic 'Pandora'

Lies Cosijn NL) belongs to the top ceramists in the Netherlands in the 1970s-1990s. We offer here a ceramic wall plastic depicting Pandora. Pandora is in greek mythology the first woman, created by Hephaistos  out of water and earth. She was sent by Zeus to the earth to bring disaster. The artist created arches with underneath a group of scared peaople and at the left Pandora with her famous box. Eartheware, chamotte clay, sculpted, incised, drawings, shiny sintre engobe. The plastic is reversible mounted in a metal frame and can both hang and stand. 

Artist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lies Cosijn (1931), since 1951 education at the Instituut Kunstnijverheidsonderwijs in Amsterdam, since 1956 working in The Experimental Department ‘De Porceleyne Fles’ in Delft, since 1963 autonomous artist in Petten. She is considered as one of the most important ceramic artists in the Dutch Post-War period.   

Bibliografie 

  • Spruit-Ledeboer, Mieke G. Nederlandse Keramiek 1900-1975 Assen 1977 en 1975-1985, Amsterdam 1985. 
  • Cosijn, Lies en Dorris U. Kuyken-Schneider, Compassie en Poezie, 2002.
Product Number: 
0850
Production year: 
1975 - 1980
Signature: 
no signature
Measurements: 
total height 46,5 cm; width 36 cm
Condition: 
mint
Provenance: 
from the collection of friends of the artist
Country: 
Netherlands
Status: 
For Sale
Price: 
€ 2650