Dirk Verdoorn

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Dirk Verdoorn
Quadri par Dirk Verdoorn.jpg
Four paintings by Dirk Verdoorn : L'arrivée (2007) - Torinita (2005) - Le Fougueux (2009) - En rade (2006).
Born 1957
Dordrecht, Netherlands
Nationality French
Known for Painter
Notable work Nordic Torinita, Pegasus au boulot
Movement Maxirealism
Awards Gold medalist at the Salon de la Marine (2005), peintre de la marine

Dirk Verdoorn, born in 1957 in Dordrecht, is a French peintre de la marine from the Netherlands.[1] [2] He spent his childhood on a barge at the confluence of the Waal, the Meuse and the Merwede, before settling in France. He worked as an art teacher and stage designer before beginning to sell his paintings in 1997.

In 2001, he received the bronze medal at the Salon de la Marine, then the gold medal two years later. In 2005, he was appointed peintre de la marine agréé.[3]

He currently lives in south Italy, along the Ionian Sea.[4]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ website of the French Ministry for Defense (French)
  2. ^ the Kona Kai gallery
  3. ^ Official appointment, dated October 27, 2005 (French)
  4. ^ exhibition booklet from the 40ème salon de la marine, Musée national de la Marine, 2007 (French)