VAN ROSSUM Jan Cornelis
Oil on panel: 54 x 45.7 cm / 21.3 x 18 ins
Signed and dated '1855' lower left
Painter of portraits, genre scenes and interiors; draughtsman and lithographer.
Jan Cornelis van Rossum was a pupil of the Amsterdam Academy of Fine Arts (1833) and of Jan Adam Kruseman. He lived and worked in Amsterdam. He exhibited in Amsterdam and The Hague from 1836 till 1856 and in Leeuwarden in 1855.
Van Rossum is best known as a painter and a draughtsman of portraits and genre scenes, but he also made some lithographs.
Amsterdam 1820 - 1905
P. Scheen, "Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars; 1750-1880", The Hague 1981, p. 440.