Bosboom, Johannes

BORN 18 Feb 1817, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland - DIED 14 Sep 1891, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland
GRAVE LOCATION Den Haag, Zuid-Holland: Algemene Begraafplaats, Kerkhoflaan 12 (A II N.O. vierkant)

Johannes Bosboom was best known for his paintings of the interiors of churches. He was taught by Bart van Hove and Wijnand Nuijen. In 1835 he travelled to Germany with Salomon Leonardus Verveer and they visited Cologne and Kobenz. In 1837 he visited Antwerp and in 1838 he went to Paris and Rouen with Cornelis Kruseman. He married the author Geertruida Toussaint on 3 April 1851.

Bosboom was a member of the Pulchri Studio in The Hague. In 1855 he became a honorary member of the Société Royale Belge des Aquarellistes. Among his pupils were Marie Bilders-van Bosse en Willem Frederik de Haas.

• Wife: Bosboom-Toussaint, Geertruida (1851-1886)


The grave of Johannis Bosboom and Anna Bosboom-Toussaint at the Gemeentelijke Begraafplaats, Den Haag.
Picture by Androom (03 Aug 2007)


Bosboom-Toussaint, Geertruida

Published: 21 May 2021
Last update: 02 Feb 2022