Evert-Anthony Douwes IX (the 9th generation) is Evert’s son. After growing up in the United Kingdom he moved to The Netherlands in 1995. After a short internship at Christie’s Amsterdam in 2009 and several internships abroad, Evert-Anthony went to study at Nyenrode Business University in Amsterdam. Focusing on entrepreneurship and art by writing his thesis on the impact of online channels on the decision-making process of the international art trade. During his studies he started working part-time at the Amsterdam gallery, helping out during art fairs, exhibitions and throughout the week. After finishing his studies Evert-Anthony officially became the 9th generation Douwes to join the family business in 2017. Working closely together with both his father and uncle, as well as his grandfather (Opa Douwes) until his passing in 2019, Evert-Anthony has steadily been gaining valuable hands-on experience in the art trade. In 2019 he lead the company to register the first Rembrandt etching on Blockchain worldwide, connecting Douwes Fine Art’s expertise with a new exciting technology.
Evert-Anthony Douwes IX
by Evert-Anthony Douwes | Nov 25, 2020