Ru van Rossem
Ru van Rossem is the most famous Dutch etcher from the period of modern art. He was born in Amsterdam (1924) and died in Tilburg (2007)
He studied at the National Institute for the Education of Art Teachers in Amsterdam (1941) and was a lecturer at the Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design (1950) and the Tilburg Academy of Fine Arts (1958).
In his life, he won important art prizes such as the gold medal of the Academia dell 'Arte in Parma, the prize for graphics at the Gorizia Bienale, the Europaische Kulturpreis and the gold medal at the Bienale of Perugia in 1972.
Ru van Rossem was a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion and an honorary member of the prestigious Academia dell'arte e del Designo in Florence.
In addition to the works on our website, we have a substantial collection in our gallery in Gouda (Westhaven 23). Of course you are welcome there on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
His works can be found in the collections of the MoMA in New York, het Victoria and Albert museum in Londen, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam and The Rijksprentenkabinet.