Rosa Spanjaard

Rosa Spanjaard

Rozina “Rosa” Spanjaard

Borne 1866 – 1937 The Hague

Rosa Spanjaard was a Dutch painter and draftsman.


Rosa came from a family of Jewish textile manufacturers from Borne. She was a daughter of David Spanjaard and Dina Prins.


She married the lawyer David Spanjaard (1861-1935) in 1892. One daughter was born from this marriage.


Rosa was trained at Kunstoefening, the drawing school in Arnhem, under Jacob Hendrik Geerlings. She later took lessons with the painter Eduard Frankfort in Enschede.

Life and work

Rosa lived and worked in Borne, Enschede, Arnhem (1905), Rozendaal (1919) and from 1920 in The Hague.


In The Hague she became a member of the Painters Association ODIS.

Subjects and collections

Spanjaard painted flowers, still lifes and portraits, including a portrait of the poet Hélène Swarth, who is part of the collection of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

The painter died shortly after her seventy-first birthday.

source: wikipedia / rkd

Deceased before WW2Female artists