Full name: Jan Catharinus Adriaan Goedhart
Born: June 28, 1893 in Silau Toewa, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Died: September 16, 1975 in Rijswijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions
Jan Goedhart was born in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), but he moved to the Netherland at age 6. In 1911, he was admitted to the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Royal Academy of Graphic Arts) in Amsterdam, which he completed after an interruption during World War I. In the 1920s, he settled in The Hague, earning a living as a portrait painter. He joined the group "Pulchri Studio", which also included Kees van Dongen. Following his marriage in 1930, Goedhart and his wife Jenny moved to Germany. There, Goedhart turned to painting landscapes and, maritime pictures, his first love. Following the conclusion of World War II, the couple returned to the Netherlands, where he fully turned his attention to seascapes. Goedhart regularly travelled with the Dutch Navy to produce images, his paintings proving popular with naval and other maritime organizations.
|1936 Summer||43||Berlin||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Unknown Event||Netherlands||NED||AC|
|1948 Summer||55||London||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Unknown Event||Netherlands||NED||AC|