Ans Markus

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Ans Markus in 2015
Selfportrait of Ans Markus as pierrot (from the art collection of the ING Group).

Antje Geertje (Ans) Markus (born January 29, 1947) is a Dutch painter.

Markus was born in Halfweg in the Netherlands. She is known for her paintings of woman in drapings. Markus is an autodidact with a realistic style. Her first exposition was in 1981 and her own atelier and exposition space was opened in 1995. In 2003, a book with a collection of her paintings was released because of her 25-year anniversary as a painter.

Markus has a distinctive clothing style.

On November 6, 2009, it was announced that Markus was selected as Dutch artist of the year.[1]


  1. ^ "Ans Markus Kunstenaar van het Jaar". Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). Retrieved November 7, 2009. 

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