About the artist

Louis Boermeester was a Dutch painter, draughtsman and stained-glass artist who was born in Amsterdam on 12 January 1908, he died in Ede on 2 November 1992. Between 1952 and 1972 he lived in the United States. Louis Boermeester was specialised in portraits, historical pieces and religious subjects. His preference for strong and clear lines can be found in his stained-glass designs as well as in his paintings. Louis Boermeester was a member of the Amsterdam art society St. Lucas.