JAN van Vuuren (1871-1941) The painter Jan van Vuren in 1871 the son of a farm laborer in Molenaarsgraaf. At an early age, his drawing talent recognized by a number of local dignitaries to ensure that the young Van Vuren in the doctrine may R. Larij. Later he also studied at the Hague Academy of Fine Arts and at the Amsterdam painter Dijsselhof GW. In 1896, he was admitted to the prestigious Association Pulchri Artistic Painting Studio in The Hague. In these years he regularly draws Hague painters direction Elspeet Veluwe countryside where they capture. During one of these periods in the Veluwe he meets Anna Margaretha Heijman Elburg teacher whom he married in 1900. Together they have four children.
Firing on all sources of state in January that he was day after day to find out was sketchbook and / or landscape painting to capture the Veluwe. Tirelessly painted forest landscapes, Boslaan cushions, water mills, harbors and streets in places like Hattem, Nunspeet and Elburg. Always in his trademark realistic style which he remained faithful throughout his career, even when interest from the art world became less appropriate.
Probably, Van Vuuren from about 1893 to 1895 Elspeet the Hague artists dwell there regularly HJ van der Weele and FP ter Meulen. Van Vuuren 1896 after staying in and after 1899 in Elburg Epe. Elburg Van Vuuren met his future wife Anna Margaretha Heijman. More information: There is a monograph published in January of Fire (Jan van Vuuren Painter of the Veluwe ") was published by Van Spijk and series is available at the desk of the Gemeentemuseum in Elburg
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