Born on February 6, 1915 in Leeuwaarden, died on November 15, 1981 in Haarlem, The Netherlands. He was autodictat (self-educated) painter who developed unique expressionistic style with cubistic elements. Mainly worked with watercolor and pencil. Member of several Haarlem art groups, like “Kunst is Onze Doel” and “De Groep”. He was a painter, sculptor and pencil drawer. His paintings are in thе collection of tхe Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem.
Roelof Klein visited Ohrid in the late 1960s where he produced several watercolors and drawings with Ohrid street scenes and landscapes. Few of those watercolors are in the private collection of the author of this lexicon.