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Gestel, Leo [Leendert]locked

(b Woerden, Nov 22, 1881; d Hilversum, Nov 26, 1941).
  • Maureen S. Trappeniers

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Dutch painter and draughtsman. As the son of the director of an art school, he trained first as an art teacher at the Rijksnormaalschool, Amsterdam, with evening classes at the Rijksacademie (1900–03), before becoming an artist. For several years he managed to earn a living by illustrating books, by contributing drawings to newspapers and by designing advertising leaflets for his uncle ...

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