Gerard Westermann

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGerhardus Bernardus Josephus "Gerard"•Westermann
Used nameGerard•Westermann
Born25 December 1880 in Leeuwarden (NED)
Died2 February 1971 in Amsterdam (NED)
NOC Netherlands

Biography

Gerard Westermann was a Dutch landscape, still-life and portrait painter, schooled in expressionism. His subjects were portraits, figures, horses and still lifes, but his most famous paintings were of horses. Westermann taught at the State Academy in Amsterdam from 1918-45, where he had studied, and he received a number of prestigious awards. He occasionally worked under the pseudonym Johs. Labasky. Westerman earned the bronze medal for his drawing Horseman at the 1932 Art Competitions in Los Angeles within the category Paintings, Drawings and Water Colors.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Art Competitions NED Gerard Westermann
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions NED Gerard Westermann
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
1936 Summer Olympics Art Competitions NED Gerard Westermann
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC