Country Life

Koolen was always inspired by what the Limburg life typified in the period up to the sixties: processions, country and village life on land. He was concerned about the fate of the small farmer on leased land who was threatened in his existence by advancing urbanization.


Marian Procession, oil on canvas


Sanctuary procession, oil on canvas


One last farmer and the city,oil on canvas 


Farmers servant and his wife looking for work, oil on canvas  


Some friends paid their last repects to Mr. Knols, the forester of Terworm, gouache on hardboard