Willem George Frederick Jansen
(1871 - 1949)
Willem George Frederick Jansen was active/lived in Netherlands. Willem Jansen is known for Landscape, beach scene, and cityscape painting.
Biography Willem George Frederick Jansen
William George Frederik Jansen was born in Harlingen on Christmas Day 1871. He studied at the Industrial Arts School in Haarlem intending to become a machinist, but decided at 21 years to pursue a career as artist instead. He would live and work throughout the Netherlands: in Haarlem from 1902-03, then the Hague, Amsterdam and Blaricum.
Initially he was a decorative painter, he would eventually turn to painting and work on paper: etching, lithography, and drawing. His images were usually of landscapes, beach scenes and cityscapes in the manner of the Hague School painters he admired.
He would become a member of the Arti et Amicitae in Amsterdam and the Hague Art Society. Jansen exhibited offiwww.odonwagnergallery.com
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