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Amsterdam 1924, Alkmaar 1994

Lucebert was born as Lubertus James Swaanswijk in Amsterdam on the 15th of September, 1934. He was active as a poet, writer and painter. Lucebert had since his childhood a deep interest in painting and literature. As a twelve-year-old boy, he wrote and drew comics. In 1938 he visited, the School of Applied Arts in Amsterdam, but after half a year he left the school. He continued to draw and write poems; as a painter, he was basically self-taught. After the war he chose to go into free artistry, which became the reason to change his name to Luce (= light) bert.

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