About the artist
Jan Tullemans (Weert, 27 December 1924 - died there 27 February 2011) was a Dutch painter. His work can best be characterized as expressionistic. Besides an active life as a painter and teacher of painting at the academy of industrial design in Eindhoven, he made an important contribution to the development of the cultural climate in Weert. For this he received the medal of merit from the municipality of Weert in 1989 and was appointed knight of the Order of Orange Nassau in 2000. Tullemans was 86 years old.