Jan van Ravenswaay (1789 – 1869) was a 19th-century landscape painter from the Northern Netherlands. He was born in the town of Hilversum
He was the son of a cotton mill owner in Hilversum. He studied drawing with Jordanus Hoorn in Amstersfoort, before following lessons from Pieter Gerardus van Os. He traveled in Belgium, Germany and Switzerland before becoming a member of the Royal Academy of Art in Amsterdam. He won an honorable mention for a landscape in a competition at Felix Meritis in 1818. In 1832 he became a member of the artist society Arti Sacrum in Rotterdam.
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