Hagoort, Pieter

Profession/occupation: 1904-18 coachman; later on postman.
Art form/medium: naive painting in ballpoint, watercolour and gouache.
Start artwork: at the age of 73.
Relevant info: 1st prize (Henri Rousseau-award) at the International Exhibition of Naive Art in Zagreb 1970.
(Solo-) exhibitions:
References: Jakovsky, Anatole; Peintres Naifs, Lexicon of the world’s naive painters, Basel 1976;
Van der Endt, Nico; Lexicon Nederlandse naïeve kunst van de twintigste eeuw / Lexicon of twentieth century Dutch naïve art, Venlo/Antwerpen, 1995, pp. 52-53.

Jakovsky: “Despite his awkwardness Hagoort is capable of capturing the dominant color of Dutch landscapes and the air and singular atmosphere”.

Pieter Hagoort
1887 Strijen, The Netherlands - 1975 Lutjebroek, The Netherlands