Ootje Oxenaar

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Ootje Oxenaar
Born Robert Deodaat Emile Oxenaar
(1929-10-07) 7 October 1929 (age 86)
The Hague
Nationality Dutch
Education Royal Academy of Art (The Hague)
Known for Typographer,
Graphic designer

Robert Deodaat Emile (Ootje) Oxenaar (born 7 October 1929 at The Hague) is a Dutch graphic artist.

Ootje Oxenaar studied visual arts at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague starting in 1947.[1] From 1966 until 1985 he worked for the Nederlandsche Bank, where he designed two series of well known banknotes.[1] He is the former Director of Art and Design, Post and Telecommunications of The Netherlands.[2]

Oxenaar taught at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in the graphic design department.[3]

Oxenaar is married to Dawn Barrett, designer and president of Massachusetts College of Art and Design.[2] Together they have two children.[2]


List of banknotes by Ootje Oxenaar[edit]

Banknotes of Ootje Oxenaar
Pick
No.[4]
Value Dimensions Main Colour Main motif Watermark Date of issue[5] Date of circulation[5] Date of withdrawal[5]
90 0005ƒ5 76 × 136 mm Green Joost van den Vondel 26 April 1966 19 December 1966 1 May 1995
91 0010ƒ10 76 × 142 mm Blue Frans Hals Cornucopia 25 April 1968 4 January 1971 28 January 2002
92 0025ƒ25 76 × 148 mm Red Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Waves 10 February 1971 15 December 1972 1 May 1995
93 0100ƒ100 76 × 154 mm Brown Michiel de Ruyter 14 May 1970 15 December 1972 23 July 1986
94 1000ƒ1 000 76 × 160 mm Teal Baruch Spinoza Pyramid on bowl and slab 30 March 1972 15 January 1973 28 January 2002
95 0005ƒ5 76 × 136 mm Green Joost van den Vondel Inwell, quill pen and scroll 28 March 1973 14 June 1976 1 May 1995
96 0050ƒ50 76 × 148 mm Orange Sunflower Bee 4 January 1982 7 September 1982 28 January 2002
97 0100ƒ100 76 × 154 mm Brown Common snipe and Great snipe Great snipe 28 July 1977 16 March 1981 28 January 2002
98 0250ƒ250 76 × 160 mm Purple Lighthouse Rabbit 25 July 1985 7 January 1986 28 January 2002

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ootje Oxenaar". The Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion. Retrieved 2015-12-22. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dawn Barrett Selected as President of Massachusetts College of Art and Design". MassArt (Massachusetts College of Art and Design). 2011-03-02. Retrieved 2015-12-22. 
  3. ^ "Rhode Island School of Design Publishes First Historical Anthology". Art Daily. Retrieved 2015-12-21. 
  4. ^ Cuhaj, George S. (2009). Standard Catalog of World Paper Money: Modern Issues - 1961-Present (15 ed.). Iola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications. pp. 679–681. ISBN 978 0 89689 837 0. 
  5. ^ a b c "Overzicht in te wisselen biljetten". De Nederlandsche Bank. Archived from the original on 6 December 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Kuijpers, Els (2011). Ootje Oxenaar: designer and commissioner (English ed.). Rotterdam: 010 Publishers. ISBN 978 90 6450 720 5. 

External links[edit]

& Images of banknotes by Oxenaar