I was born in 1951, and still living, in Nieuwveen, a small village near Amsterdam, and as soon as I could hold a pencil I started drawing. At first I wanted to be a cartoonist but all too soon I realized I missed the wit. About that time I discovered the world of old master painting. The world-famous Rijksmuseum is only about 20 km from where I live, so you can imagine I spent a lot of time in there studying all those unbelievable painters from the past. I've got a great admiration for all those artists that can really draw a line, use their imagination and are skilled craftsmen too so it is not too strange you see a lot of their influences on my own paintings. I knew what I had to do. With a bit of imagination and a suitable painting technique I try to create a world of my own. I don't care if it is different yes or no, too old fashioned or too modern, as long as the paintings are good enough.

een extra repetitie kan vast geen kwaad
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olieverf op paneel 33x44 cm
alleen op stap
alleen op stap
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olieverf op paneel 55x75 cm
Bij monumentenzorg liggen ze er wakker van
Bij monumentenzorg liggen...
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olieverf op paneel, 75x100 cm


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