Jan Hendrik Scheltema
(1861 - 1941)
Jan Hendrik Scheltema was active/lived in Netherlands, Australia. Jan Scheltema is known for landscape, rural genre painting.
Jan Hendrik Scheltema (23 August 1861, The Hague – 9 December 1941, Brisbane), who signed his work often as J.H.Scheltema and was also known as John Henry Scheltema, was a Dutch and later Australian painter who had a considerable career in Australia. He was naturalized in 1935.
He was educated by the painter J.J. Bertelman (1821-1899) of Gouda, in the studio of Michel Marie Charles Verlat (25 November 1824 – 23 October 1890) including as a portraitist, and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp, Belgium. Whilst working and studying in Antwerp, Scheltema received a subsidy to travel from King William III of the Netherlands from 1880 to 1884 of resp. 350, 450, 500, 500 and 300 guilders.
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