(1930 - 1980)
Leo Jansen was active/lived in California, New York / Holland. Leo Jansen is known for celebrity portrait and nude female figure painting, commemorative plates.
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Biography Leo Jansen
Leo Jansen (1930-1980), born in Holland, moved to Indonesia when he was
ten. There in the Tropics he began his craft by sketching
bronze-skinned Malaysian girls for leisure.
He returned to the Netherlands to study at the Academy of Art, to
refine his growing mastery of the female figure. Like most
Continental artists, he gravitated first to Paris, and quickly
established himself as a portraitist of considerable talent. In
1962, he arrived in New York.
Because of the softness and light with which he infused his portraits,
he was chosen by several companies to do commemorative plates.
Jansen is, perhaps, best known throughout the United States and Europe
for his Mother's Day plates and
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