Jan David Pasteur, Dutch watercolorist

Jan Pasteur was born in 1935 on the exotic island of Sumatra in the former Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. As a child, he took to drawing easily, and when in 1946, aged 11, he came to the Netherlands, he took up oil painting. However, as the years went by, the young man discovered other matters of more immediate interest (family, work, etc.) and the paint box remained closed until a period of inspiration in 1963 and an exhibition in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, in the West Indies, where he was working in trade and industry. Continue reading “Jan David Pasteur, Dutch watercolorist”