Herman Brood - Large screen print: Torso blue (neat frame!)

Buy Herman Brood - Grote zeefdruk: Torso blue (nette lijst!)? Bid from 750!
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  • Description
  • Herman Brood (1946-2001)
TypePrints (signed)
Period1945 to 1999
Dimensions97 x 69 cm (h x w)
Incl. frame129 x 98 cm (h x w)
SignedHand signed
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Framed screen print by Herman Brood. Title: Torso blue. Edition: EA Dimensions incl frame: H129 x w98cm. Work dimensions: H97 x W69cm. The work is signed in the middle by the artist. The authenticity of this work is fully guaranteed. A certificate of authenticity can be emailed upon request.

Frames: Damages to frames are not described. If a work is framed behind glass and the glass is broken, this will be mentioned. Reflections may be visible in photos of framed works. This list is neat. There is 1 very small damage on it.

Send/pick up:

When purchasing, the work can be picked up in 's-Gravenzande (near The Hague (Scheveningen), Rotterdam and Delft and 5 minutes from the beach). The term for collection, if paid in advance, is very long, in other words, the buyer can collect the work weeks or even months later and, if possible, combine it with a visit to one of the aforementioned cities or the beach. The work can also be sent via an art courier. Our shipping days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Hermanus (Herman) Brood (Zwolle, November 5, 1946 – Amsterdam, July 11, 2001) was a Dutch singer, painter, pianist, actor and author. Brood distinguished himself by his distinctive singing voice and musical diversity. With the very flamboyant lifestyle he coveted and deliberately displayed, he became the Dutch embodiment of the hedonistic creed Sex, drugs & rock 'n' roll. Brood eventually showed standard withdrawal symptoms such as incontinence, epilepsy and delirium tremens after years of frequent and excessive amphetamine and alcohol use. Four months before his fifty-fifth birthday, he committed suicide by jumping off the roof of the Amsterdam Hilton hotel with a farewell note in his pocket.


An anecdote about his boyhood tells us that Brood's family doctor claimed in 1953 that Brood, with his color blindness, could become anything but a painter. He received his first piano lessons in 1959. He could not keep up well at school: he preferred to play on a piano in his father's dilapidated factory in Zwolle. Brood went to the Art Academy in Arnhem in 1964 and became a member of the local beat group The Moans. The band did many performances for American soldiers in West Germany and Brood was sometimes given a pill to stay awake. That's how his addiction started. In 1967 he switched to Cuby and the Blizzards (album Greetings from Grollo). He met Tekie Buissink, with whom he had a short-lived relationship. Their son Marcel was born on May 24, 1968. When the record company learned that he was using drugs, he was kicked out of the band. An unclear period followed in which Brood regularly ended up in prison for burglaries and drug trafficking.

Cuby and the Blizzards with standing Herman Brood (third from left) with Eddy Boyd next to him (1968)

In early 1974, Brood took part in a Cuby and the Blizzards reunion for the VARA television program Nederpopzien. From this moment on, he resumed his musical career. He played for a short time in the North Holland formation Stud and recorded an album with Jan Akkerman, among others, under the name Flash & Dance Band. He then joined the band Vitesse. After the debut album in 1975, he left it again.

Herman Brood (1979)

In 1976 a crucial meeting took place. Brood played again in Cuby and the Blizzards, which was briefly re-established when he dropped the needle of his syringe in a wastepaper basket in café 't Pleintje in Winschoten. The owner of the cafe, Koos van Dijk, came in when Brood was looking for his needle in the wastebasket. Instead of putting Brood outside the door, Van Dijk turned the wastepaper basket over and diligently searched. From that moment on, Van Dijk acted as Brood's agent; he would remain in this position until Brood's death in 2001.

1977 - 1981 The heyday of Herman Brood & His Wild Romance

Brood left Cuby and the Blizzards and started his own formation Herman Brood & His Wild Romance (see also: Wild Romance). In 1977 the album Street was released, which was received enthusiastically. Shpritsz followed in 1978. The single Saturday Night became a big hit. Germany and France became interested. Brood worked in the 1979 film Cha Cha by Herbert Curiël and married punk opera singer Nina Hagen in the film. He also released a carnival song "Make your fart a thunderclap" with some members of his band under the name De Broadbekkikkers. In the same year he left for the United States. But an American tour was not a success and the album Go Nutz (1980) produced in the US was rejected both there and in the Netherlands. On this the career sank.

ConditionVery good
Pick up The work can be picked up on location. As a buyer you must bring your own packaging materials. The location is: 's-gravenzande, The Netherlands
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Auction details
Start time9-10-2023 at 20:18
End time19-10-2023 at 21:18
Starting bid €750
Buyer's premium: 15%
Pick upYes, possible
Location's-Gravenzande,  The Netherlands