Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Jan Willem Havermans

Jan Willem Havermans (1892 –1964) was a Dutch sculptor, graphic artist, painter, and draftsman.

Havermans was a pupil of Jan Harm Weijns and was a member of the artists' association De Brug and the Dutch Circle of Sculptors (NKVB). Havermans, Paul Citroen and Charles Roelofsz founded the Nieuwe Kunstschool in 1933, a free school and the first private academy in the Netherlands. The innovative school existed from 1933 to 1941. Paul Guermonprez (photography), Jan Havermans (sculpture and drawing), Hajo Rose (graphic design) and Paul Citroen (free drawing and painting) taught there.

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