Public Figure Profiles

Jan Philip Koelman

Jan (Johan) Philip Koelman (11 March 1818, in The Hague – 10 January 1893, in The Hague) was a Dutch painter, sculptor, writer and teacher, involved during part of his life in revolutionary activity.

He attended Cornelis Kruseman's studio together with other artists of this period, such as Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff, David Bles and Herman ten Kate.Between 1846 and 1851 Koelman lived in Rome, to where he travelled for artistic purposes, but where he found himself involved in the revolutionary Roman Republic of 1849, and eventually joined Garibaldi's defence of Rome against the French Army.Koelman's memoirs of that period are used as source material for historians researching Garibaldi's life and the struggle which eventually led to the Unification of Italy, providing some details not recorded elsewhere.Henry Van Ingen, professor of art at Vassar from 1865 to 1898, was Koelman's brother-in-law [2].

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Some of their strengths

Jan Philip Koelman has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intelligent, Honest, Inquisitive, Practical, Diplomatic, Curious, and Energetic.

Soulful and Understanding

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Jan Philip Koelman is someone who is a soulful, understanding, and conscious person, who combines smarts with a deep talent for creativity and imagination. A person who is known for being diligent and strong.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Jan Philip Koelman well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Methodical and Exacting

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Jan Philip Koelman as someone who is careful, methodical, and a perfectionist.

A person who forms successful business partnerships, who appreciates the variety the world has to offer, who takes a frugal approach to life and tends to be a workaholic, and who engages in things that let them express their opinion.

Inquisitive and Progressive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Jan Philip Koelman is someone who is an eternal student who is always interested in learning new things, and who has a desire to shake things up and change things.

They are also someone who is creative, expressive, and insightful, and who has a pioneering spirit with self-determination and natural artistic expression.

Creative and Imaginative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Jan Philip Koelman tends to be someone who is sensitive, imaginative, creative, and somewhat of a dreamer. Who is intuitive and compassionate, and who has a friendly, easygoing, calming and relaxing effect on people and for whom friends and family mean the world.

Some of Jan Philip Koelman's challenges

While Jan Philip Koelman has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Jan Philip Koelman can be Stubborn, Pleasure-seeking, Indecisive, Unrealistic, Idle, Hesitant, and Narcissistic.

Indecisive and Unrealistic

One of Jan Philip Koelman's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as indecisive and unrealistic.

Jan Philip Koelman must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive.

Sensitive and Critical

Jan Philip Koelman is someone who can be insecure, critical, and pessimistic, who can have difficulty relaxing, can be possessive and jealous, and who can have difficulty listening to others' opinions and perspectives and make hasty decisions.

Lethargic and Unrealistic

Finally, Jan Philip Koelman also can be too soft, lazy and lethargic, and who can have difficulty finding others who share a similarly dreamy outlook on life.

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