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kaiser
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Posted - Mar 14 2019 :  14:13:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hallo all Looking for opinions on the picture. Signature not find in search
Thanks in advance



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wagnermia
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USA
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Posted - Mar 15 2019 :  08:03:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My opinion is yes, with crown of thorns. I find the signature odd, almost like a title. Could perhaps be an early derivative of the word Jehovah? Memory serves Jehovah not put into use until 16th c. stemming from Hebrew YHWH - to YaHoWaH and many variations in between and since dependent on culture and language. I am no historian or scholar on this subject. Not even close. Just my initial thoughts.
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Vietato
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Denmark
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Posted - Mar 15 2019 :  09:25:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by wagnermia

I find the signature odd, almost like a title.


Good observation!
I thought it should read "Onhoven", pointing to a Dutch or Flemish artist.
Google Translate suggests that "on hoven" could be something like "on the court".
The crown of thorns could support that idea.
Our Dutch friends may enlighten us if that makes sense.

Regards,
Vietato

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kaiser
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Posted - Mar 15 2019 :  10:39:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dear wagnermia! Dear Vietato!
Thank you for the interesting ideas, I will now search among the Danish and Dutch modern artists. Probably the answer lies there.
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shawnster
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USA
418 Posts

Posted - Mar 15 2019 :  13:50:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Kaiser
Has a avant grade style when I look at it.
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kaiser
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Posted - Mar 15 2019 :  13:54:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dear shawnster
You're right. Avant-garde or modern, or expressionism. It is difficult to distinguish between these areas.
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Adrian
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Germany
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Posted - Mar 16 2019 :  05:15:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I would say its just the artist name "Ophoven", which I cannot find though.
Adrian
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arb
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Netherlands
750 Posts

Posted - Mar 16 2019 :  06:49:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I agree wit Adrian. Ophoven is a name from the Dutch-German border. Two artists with that name are active: Guido van Ophoven and Irene van Ophoven. I'd put my dollar on Guido. He does funny heads :)
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kaiser
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Posted - Mar 16 2019 :  09:25:27  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dear friends Arb , Adrian
Thanks for the version.
We have an interesting investigation. We follow the trail of the artist!
I put on the version of "Jesus in judgment."
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