This is Roelof Frankot

By Gwylym Owen

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Roelof Frankot (25 October 1911, in Meppel – 1 December 1984, in Heeten) was a Dutch painter.

Frankot studied photography. In 1930, he started painting. He forward-looking had a mighty relation afterward the CoBrA movement, and his artworks are quite thesame to some of the art from the CoBrA movement. They are certainly abstract and spontaneous paintings in mighty colours. Oil on canvas was his preferred medium. Publications once his art were occasionally accompanied by little poems that he wrote himself. Frankot has been considered an innovator of Dutch art with everything its great traditions. Frankot died at the age of 73 from cancer.[citation needed]

Frankot’s function was included in the 1939 exhibition and sale Onze Kunst van Heden (Our Art of Today) at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

During his career Frankot made a huge number of exhibitions in Europe, the United States and Latin America.[citation needed]

Frankot is represented in private collections in many countries, especially in Britain, France and the Netherlands, and in the midst of others, the behind institutions:[citation needed]

References: “Frankot” released by Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark 1967

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