Geertrudia Christina van Wermeskerken Biography

Geertrudia Christina van Wermeskerken




Geertruida Christina van Wermeskerken was born in Zeist, The Netherlands on November 30, 1889, the  daughter of Christiaan van Wermeskerken and Adriaantje Becker. She studied art with Johan Gabriel. She taught art at a girls school and was the teacher of Margje Blitterswijk. Wermeskerken lived in Zeist and was known for her paintings and wall hangings. "Miss G.C. van Wermeskerken" showed both, 23 paintings and 36 wall hangings, at an exhibition of her work on her 80th birthday in 1969 and, in 1970 she received a gold medal for her work from the Orange-Nassau (The House of Orange). William I of Orange", in English better known as William the Silent, was the founder of the House of Orange-Nassau.

Geertruida Christina van Wermeskerken died in Zeist on October 18, 1986.