Jan Willem van Borselen

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The road to Polsbroekerdam, 1860, collection Teylers Museum

Jan Willem van Borselen (1825, Gouda – 1892, The Hague), was a 19th-century Dutch landscape painter.


According to the RKD he was a pupil of his father Pieter van Borselen and Andreas Schelfhout.[1] In 1861 he was awarded an honorary medal at the Hague exhibition, and in 1873 he won a gold medal at the World's fair in Vienna.[1] He is known for watercolor landscapes.[1] He was a member of the Pulchri studio and the Hollandsche Teekenmaatschappij.[1] His pupils were Louise Marie Françoise van der Beek, Théophile de Bock, and Timotheus Wilhelmus Ouwerkerk.[1]