Geer Van Velde
(1898 - 1977)
Geer Van Velde was active/lived in Netherlands, France. Geer Velde is known for abstract painting, geometric images.
Biography Geer Van Velde
Geer van Velde
Born in Lisse, Geer van Velde is mostly known for his abstract works. The subtle, sometimes monochrome colours resembles a long meditation on light. Indescribable movements underline intermediary spaces, the plastic equivalents of which are a linear architecture that gradually gives way to suggest depth.
Van Velde was the second son of Willem Adriaan van Velde and Hendrika Catharina von der Voorst, illegitimate daughter of an earl. Catharina and her four children (Neeltje, Bram, Geer, and Jacoba) were abandoned by Willem Adriaan after the bankruptcy of his business, leaving them in misery. Moving a lot, they eventually moved to The Hague in 1903. In 1910 at the age of twelve, Geer became an apprentice designer i
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