The Newsletter 64 Summer 2013

Leonardus Joseph (Leo) Eland, painter of 'Mooi Indie'

Louis Zweers

<p>The Dutch East Indies painter Leo Eland (1884-1952) was a successful artist in the first half of the twentieth century, initially in the former Dutch East Indies and later in the Netherlands. He is featured in seminal works such as <em>Indiƫ omlijst </em>(Indies framed) and <em>Beyond the Dutch</em>, but relatively little is known about him.</p>