Jan Cornelis Hofman
(1889 - 1966)
Jan Cornelis Hofman was active/lived in Belgium. Jan Hofman is known for Post-Impressionist painting.
Biography Jan Cornelis Hofman
Jan Cornelis Hofman, alias Jean Hofman, was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, born on April 12, 1889 in Nieuwer-Amstel (Holland), died April 30, 1966 in Schaerbeek - Brussels (Belgium).
He began as decorator and painter of porcelains in Delft (Netherlands). His artistic preferences for post-impressionism result in painting Flanders' landscapes, marines, farms' interiors, still lives and flowers, but very few portraits. Living in Brussels from 1913 on, he was member of the group «L'Effort» and is mainly considered as Belgian artist.
First artistic formation at the orphanage in Dieren-Arnhem where he is placed at the age of ten.
Starts reproducing decorative drawings.
Spends his free tim
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