Influential head of the Arts and Sciences Department of the Netherlands and historian of Dutch art, consolidator of art museums in the Netherlands. Stuers wrote an inventory catalog of the art in the Maurtishuis in the Hague in 1874. When the first Dutch department dealing with conservation was established in 1875, de Stuers assumed responsibility for the Arts and Sciences Department within the Ministry of Home Affairs, in addition to being secretary of various influential committees which provided the state with advice on proposed restorations.
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Professor of Art History, Museum Director. Timmers grew up in Sittard. At the age of eleven, he entered the Gymnasium of the Canisiuscollege in Nijmegen. In 1926, he became a friar in the order of the Carmelites in Boxmeer. After his novitiate he studied philosophy in the Carmelite House in Nijmegen. He left the order in 1930, remaining socially active as as a regional leader in the [Netherlands] Scout Association. During this time he began painting and etching.