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SS 'Marylebone' (Railway Steamer)
Photo credit: University of Hull Art Collection

SS 'Marylebone' (Railway Steamer) 1913

Adrianus Johannes Jansen (1863–1943)

University of Hull Art Collection

Adrianus Johannes (‘Arie’/‘Harry’) Jansen was a Dutch ship-portrait painter who was born in Gouda on 20th April 1863 as the second and only surviving child of Pieter Jansen, at that time a ‘dyer’s assistant’, and his wife Johanna Maria, née Snelleman. Both were Roman Catholics from Gouda and married there in 1860. Jansen’s mother appears to have died before 1885.

Text source: Art Detective


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