Pieneman, Nicolaas

PAINTER (THE NETHERLANDS)
BORN 1 Jan 1809, Amersfoort, Utrecht - DIED 30 Dec 1860, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
GRAVE LOCATION Amsterdam, Noord-Holland: Nieuwe Oosterbegraafplaats, Kruislaan 126 (01-35-023)

Nicolaas Pieneman was trained by his father, the painter Jan Willem Pieneman (1779-1853). He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam as well. In 1830 he won the Gold Medal of the Royal Dutch Institute for his "De Moord op Archimedes te Syracuse". He specialised in painting recent historical events and portraits. He was friendly with King William III and he painted the king and several other members of the royal family.

Family
• Father: Pieneman, Jan Willem

Images

The grave of Jan Willem Pieneman and his son Nicolaas Pieneman at Nieuwe Ooster cemetery, Amsterdam.
Picture by Androom (23 May 2008)

 

Sources
• Broek, Annet van den, Koos Groen, Hun Laatste Rustplaats, Bosch & Keuning, Baarn, 1985
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Nicolaas Pieneman (1809-1860) - Wikipedia


Pignotti, Lorenzo

Published: 21 May 2021
Last update: 15 Feb 2022