Piet van Stuivenberg

Moeder en dochter


signed Piet '60
49 x 36 x 21 cm 

Biography Piet van Stuivenberg:

Piet van Stuivenberg was born in Schiedam in 1901 where he also died in 1988. At the age of 14 van Stuivenberg already working for a firm of stone masons. 

Later van Stuivenberg attended the 'Rotterdamse Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten'. He also always drew, in adition to sculpting. Was a member of the Dutch 'Vrij beelden' en 'Creatie' groups. 

Despite museum purchases (by Sandberg amongst others) Piet van Stuivenberg enjoyed only moderate appreciation during his working life. Principally abstract sculptures in stone or wood.

* This work is displayed in 'Catalogue Boymans-van Beuningen Museum Rotterdam, 9 february - 17 march 1968', page 16, nr. 38