Painter born in Germany, 1897 Kreuznach, died in 1987 in the Netherlands, Zeegse.
Van Dulmen was a son of mathematics teacher Erasmus Bernardus van Dulmen Krumpelman and Elisabeth Adam. His parents had met in Kreuznach. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Amsterdam. He followed a private drawing course at the Hendrik de Keyserschool and continued his studies at the Rijksnormaalschool voor tekenonderwijs. In 1918 he became a member of Arti et Amicitiae and regularly exhibited at members' exhibitions. He came into contact with artists August Allebé, George Breitner and Willem Witsen, who helped him develop his style. He painted especially in an impressionistic style. After his marriage in 1921 he settled in Drenthe. He came into contact with painters from Groninger art circle De Ploeg, after which his style of painting became looser and more colorful. He painted and drew landscapes, cityscapes, circus scenes and portraits