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Jacobus Baas Art

American, Dutch, b. 1946

Born in the Netherlands in 1945, Jacobus spent his early years
surrounded by the landscapes and cloud-laden skies made famous by by the Dutch Masters throughout history.

Jacobus arrived in the United States in his early teens with an interest in art already indelibly imprinted. He started painting while in high school and received a well grounded education in the creative process. After graduating he traveled extensively in Europe and visited many of the famous museums and deepened his appreciation for fine art.

Upon his return to the United States Jacobus began to design and make jewelry. His unique and original works captured a following and contributed to his success as a goldsmith but he continued to pursue his first love, painting and exhibited both his jewelry and paintings at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach since 1978.

In 1994 Jacobus began painting on location during a trip to Santa Fe and exclaimed, “It was like discovering a new world!” On subsequent trips to New Mexico and Hawaii he produced vibrant color-filled landscapes that inspired him to begin a remarkable series of work that has been, and still is, widely acclaimed and admired. He currently divides his time between Maine, California and Hawaii.

A founding board member of LPAPA (Laguna Plein Air Association) Jacobus is being represented by galleries in Hawaii, California and Maine. In addition to many one man shows, he has participated in many group exhibitions and is one of the first living artists to be collected by the Irvine museum.

“I seek to expand my painting experience searching for scenes with a natural beauty that the viewer might miss in their rush through every day life. This could be as simple as the reflections in water of fishing boats tied to a dock, a wave breaking against the rocks or clouds floating across the sky. The more I paint, the more I see this beauty around me.”

(Biography provided by Pacific Edge Gallery)
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Artist: Jacobus Baas
"Can We Climb Up There?" Laguna Beach California Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Can We Climb Up There?" is an sun drenched oil painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and bea...
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2010s Impressionist Jacobus Baas Art

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"Morning Sun, Haliewa Harbor" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Morning Sun, Haleiwa Harbor,"...
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"Perfect Wave" Laguna Beach California Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Perfect Wave is an sun drenched oil painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful ligh...
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"Fishing Boats, Haliewa Harbor" Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Fishing Boats, Haleiwa Harbor...
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"China Cove, Point Lobos" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"China Cove, Point Lobos" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch a...
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"Cactus In Bloom, Heisler Park" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Cactus In Bloom, Heisler Park is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Laguna Beach, California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the su...
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"Aspara, Honolulu Harbor " Hawaii Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Aspara, Honolulu Harbor" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Hawaii by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful...
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"Rocky Point Cliffs, Big Sur" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Rocky Point Shadows" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and b...
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"Cliff Reflections, Pismo Beach" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Cliff Reflections, Pismo Beach" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle ...
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North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Surfer At Chun's Beach," exhi...
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"Red Tool Shed" Maine Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A snowy oil painted on location in Maine by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Red Tool Shed" exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that the artis...
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"Point Clyde Reflections" Coastal Maine Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A beautiful oil painted from a study created on location in Maine by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Port Clyde Reflections" exhibits the subtle touch ...
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"Back Country Road, Napa" Sunny Northern California Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Back Country Road, Napa" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Norhtern California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch ...
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"The Pavilion" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"The Pavilion" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Newport Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful li...
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"Puanea Point" North Shore Oahu Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Puanea Point" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location on the North Shore, Oahu by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the s...
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"Fading Light, Picnic Beach" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
An atmospheric oil painted on from a study created on location in Laguna Beach, California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, "Fading Light, Picnic Beach" exhibits the subtle ...
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"Foggy Day, Pismo Beach" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Foggy Day, Pismo Beach" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch an...
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"Windblown Clouds" Central California Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Windblown Clouds" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the ...
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"View From Above Poplar Street" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"View From Above Poplar Street" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Laguna Beach, California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the s...
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"80' At Divers Cove" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"80' At Divers Cove" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subt...
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"Kapalua Beach" Maui Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Kapalua Beach" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location on Maui by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and ...
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"Turtle Bay Sunset" Hawaii Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Turtle Bay Sunset" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Oahu by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light t...
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"Breaking Wave, Point Lobos" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Breaking Wave, Point Lobos" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touc...
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"Rocky Point, Big Sur" California Plein Air Oil Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
An atmospheric oil painted on location on the Central Coast by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Rocky Point, Big Sur," exhibits the subtle touch and bea...
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"Crosswalk at Ocean" Laguna Beach California Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Crosswalk at Ocean" is an sun drenched oil painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautif...
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"Midday Shadows" Central California Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Midday Shadows" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the su...
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"Tall Eucalytus, Sonoma" Large California Landscape Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Tall Eucalyptus, Sonoma" is a beautiful large oil painted by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air style painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that ...
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"Windswept Eucalyptus" Central California Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Windswept Eucalyptus" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and ...
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"Classic Hawaii Cottages " Hawaii Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Classic Hawaii Cottages"" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Hawaii by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautifu...
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"Paddle Board Lesson" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Paddle Board Lesson," exhibit...
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"Historic Haleiwa" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Historic Haleiwa," exhibits t...
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"Historic Haleiwa Street" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Historic Haleiwa Street," exh...
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"Fresh Pineapple" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting by Jacobus Baas
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun drenched oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Fresh Pineapple," exhibits th...
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"Shopping In Bruges" European Street Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Shopping In Bruges" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Belgium by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful lig...
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"Late Afternoon Sunlight, Bruges". European Street Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Late Afternoon Sunlight, Bruges" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Belgium by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and ...
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"Breaking Waves, Aliso Beach" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Breaking Waves, Aliso Beach" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits...
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"Rocky Point Shadows" Central California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Rocky Point Shadows" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and b...
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"Garden Watering Can" California Plein Air Painting With Greens, Red Highlights
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Garden Watering Can is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Lompoc by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful ligh...
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"Pupukea Morning Sun" North Shore Hawaii Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sun and shadow infused oil painted on location on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii by noted California and Hawaii artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Pupukea Morning Sun...
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"Bluebird Goats" Laguna Beach California Landscape Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Bluebird Goats" is a beautiful oil painted by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air style painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that the artist is kn...
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"Picnic At Divers Cove" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Picnic At Divers Cove" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the s...
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"Treasure Island" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Treasure Island" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle ...
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"Sunny Day" California Plein Air Painting With Greens, Tans and Blues
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Sunny Day" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Lompoc by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that th...
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"San Juan Mission Arch" California Mission Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Mid-Day Shadows" is an atmospheric oil painted on location at the San Juan Mission by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and bea...
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"Criss Cross Waves" Laguna Beach California Seascape
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Criss Cross Waves" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtl...
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"La Salle Farm House" California Plein Air Painting with Green, Blues and White
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"La Salle Farm House" is an atmospheric oil painted on location near Lompoc in Central California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle...
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"Farm To Barn" Hawaii Plein Air Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Farm To Barn" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Hawaii by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that...
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"Coffee Break" California Plein Air Painting With Greens, Blue Sky
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Coffee Break" is an atmospheric oil painted on location by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that the artis...
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"Hangout To Dry" Maine Plein Air Oil Painting
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
A sunny oil painted on location in Maine by noted California artist Jacobus Baas, this plein air painting "Hangout To Dry" exhibits the subtle touch and beautiful light that the arti...
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"Spring Colors" Sunny Southern California Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Spring Colors" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Southern California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle touch and beauti...
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"Midday Sun, Picnic Beach" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"Midday Sun, Picnic Beach" is an atmospheric oil painted on location in Laguna Beach, California by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle...
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"High Tide Spring" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"High Tide Spring" is an atmospheric oil created from a study painted on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle...
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"High Tide Spring" Southern California Coastal Scene
By Jacobus Baas
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
"High Tide Spring" is an atmospheric oil painted from a study created on location in Laguna Beach by noted California artist Jacobus Baas. This plein air painting exhibits the subtle...
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