Aarts, Johannes Josephus
|born on||26 November 1871 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Den Haag, Netherlands, 52n05, 4e19|
|Timezone||LMT m4e19 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||03°26' 22°48 Asc. 13°42'|
Dutch painter, illustrator, lithographer, engraver, etcher, writer, academic teacher and director, lecturer, sculptor and book-cover designer.
In his lithographic work, one finds depictions of farmworkers, dyke workers and later also tramps, beggars and invalids. Between 1920 and 1930 he produced mostly visionary work with apocalyptic scenes.
He painted portraits, animals and landscapes, including cityscapes and dune-landscapes.
Aarts died on 19 October 1934 in Amsterdam.
Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n° 2945 from the Den Haag archives: "den vormiddags ten drie uhr" (at three o'clock in the forenoon).
- Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Illustrator, book-cover designer)
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter, lithographer, engraver, etcher, sculptor)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (Art)