Artist biography

Nico JUNGMAN 1872–1935

Painter in oil and watercolour of landscapes and figure subjects, particularly Dutch national types, illustrator and decorator. Born 5 February 1872 in Amsterdam; studied with a church painter and at the Royal Academy, Amsterdam. Came to London c. 1893 with a scholarship and became a naturalized British subject, but returned to Holland frequently, painting chiefly in Volendam. First one-man exhibition at the Dowdeswell Gallery 1899; later showed at the R.A., Grosvenor Gallery, in Munich, Paris, Brussels, etc. R.B.A. 1913. Was interned at Ruhleben 1916–18. Later did restoration work for Lord Lee of Fareham and others. Died in London 14 August 1935.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I