Obscure Dutch Painter Filter
April 10, 2005 11:33 PM   Subscribe

This is going to be really difficult, I think, but it's worth a shot. A long time ago I saw (on dutch tv) a documentary about a young dutch painter/artist of the seventies. He was in his twenties back then, I believe, and he died (of cancer?) soon after (that is, probably also in the seventies). Can anyone tell me what his name is? Somehow whenever I think back of this documentary a rose pops into my mind, but I don't know why. Perhaps it was a painting of his.
posted by Skyanth to Media & Arts (2 answers total)
Best answer: I'll guess you're thinking of Erik Andriesse and one of his many Red Amaryllis paintings. IIRC, he died of a brain hemorrhage, but since all the bios I googled up are in Dutch, I can't confirm or deny that.
posted by boaz at 12:25 AM on April 11, 2005

Response by poster: That's the one. Superb! Thanks.
posted by Skyanth at 12:39 AM on April 11, 2005

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