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MEYER, Jan (1927 - 1995), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEYER, Jan (1927 - 1995), Painter, illustrator

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Active in France after 1960.

Born 1927, in Rolde, or Assen (Drenthe); died 21 March 1995.

Painter (mixed media), illustrator. Murals, designs for mosaics.

[not available online]Jan Meyer started to draw while interned during World War II in a German prisoner-of-war camp at Westerbork. In 1944 he met Hendrik Werkman who offered him advice and encouragement. After the war, Meyer met the poet

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