Jan Cremer (Dutch pronunciation: [jɑn ˈkreːmər]; born 20 April 1940, Enschede, Netherlands) is a Dutch author, photographer and painter. His best known work is the novel Ik, Jan Cremer [nl] ("I, Jan Cremer"; 1964) and the sequel Ik, Jan Cremer, tweede boek ("I, Jan Cremer, second book"; 1966). The publication of this book created scandal in the Netherlands because of its explicit sexual contents.[1] He has since been active as photographer and painter.[2][3]

Jan Cremer
Portrait of Jan Cremer
Born (1940-04-20) 20 April 1940 (age 82)
Enschede, Netherlands
OccupationAuthor, artist
EducationAcademie voor beeldende kunsten Arnhem, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
Notable worksIk, Jan Cremer
Years active1958-present

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In 1963 Cremer and painter Rik van Bentum made an obscure comic strip together about the Profumo scandal, which appeared in print two years later.[4]

Public collectionsEdit

Among the public collections holding works by Jan Cremer are:


  1. ^ Wielaert, Jeroen. "Jan Cremer: ik ben vrij fantasieloos". Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Jan Cremer". Suite59 Gallery. Archived from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Jan Cremer Veiling". Adams Amsterdam Auctions. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Jan Cremer". lambiek.net.

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