Sculptor, painter, watercolorist, drawer, glass artist, silversmith, graphic artist. The artist did not settle for the limitations of one discipline and preferred instead to embrace universal themes and recognizable, timeless visual arts. He embraced the renaissance principle that man should strive to be well-rounded. Jits Bakker worked for more than fifty years from his studio “De Kooi” (the cage) in De Bilt. Over the years, the artist received famous commissions. His works are in many museums and private collections worldwide. Jits Bakker met many world leaders and prominent figures during his life.