About the artwork
About the ArtistRoelof Frankot was a Dutch painter and photographer from Meppel. Frankot initially started his career as a photographer, but tended more towards painting in 1930 at age 19. His works, mainly oil paintings on canvas, show a strong resemblance with those of the CoBrA artists, being abstract, lively and strongly coloured.
Frankot was featured in numerous exhibitions througout Europe, the United States of America and Latin America. Frankot passed away in 1984 at age 73. His works can be seen in multiple museums worldwide, such as the Gemeentemuseum The Hague and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.