Jan van der Kooi
Basket with Pears
Oil on board
100 x 100 cm
Born in 1957 in Groningen in the Netherlands, Jan Van der Kooi is a Dutch painter and drawer in the style of figurative arts. He studied at the Art Academy Minerva in Groningen and moved to the province of Friesland, where he started to work in the area of Drachten.
Van der Kooi paints and draws landscapes, still lifes, portraits, nudes and animals. He is known for painting sunlight in different places and climates, such as Peru, Nepal and Israel. Every year he visits Italy, where he studies the sunlight and landscapes of Venice and Tuscany.