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Jan Franken (1878-1959) signed lr, watercolor.
“Flower still life with roses in glass vase”
Jan Franken was a painter and draftsman of portraits, figures and flower still lifes. He studied in Cologne from 1896 to 1901 and then worked for some time in Paris. Jan Franken was a member of 'Pulchri Studio', the Hague and the Dutch Art Circle. He taught, among others, his son RA Franken, JCE van Beusekom, ECH Eversdijk Smulders, JJ van Houwinge, RC de Leeuw, JA Pietersen.