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Jan Giesenartist • painterDen Haag 1900-1983

biography of Johannes Theodorus 'Jan' Giesen

The painter, sculptor and graphic artist Jan Giesen was born in The Hague in 1900, where he lived and worked for most of his life. His oeuvre exhibits many different styles, with the theme being that the subjects remain recognizable. As a result of this, his work fell after 1945, when abstract art reigned supreme, somewhat in the background. He was 'rediscovered' in the 1990s. Giesen was a teacher at the academy in The Hague between 1929 and 1946.


previously for salepaintings by Jan Giesen


Jan Giesen | Houses behind the dunes, oil on canvas, 65.0 x 95.2 cm, signed l.l. with initials and on stretcher in full and dated '24 on stretcher

Jan Giesen

painting • previously for sale

Houses behind the dunes, 1924


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