Meditatie by Willem van Konijnenburg
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About the artwork

Signed lower left ‘WvK’
Provenance: Private Dutch collection; G.F.H. van Kooten jr.; G.F.H. van Kooten Kok.
Literature: Willem A. van Konijnenburg 1929 deel III, nr. 196 kleurplaat VI

About the Artist

Willem van Konijnenburg was born in The Hague on the 11th of February in 1868.

He was a Dutch painter, water-colorist, illustrator, grapher, and etcher.
He was educated at the Academy of Arts in The Hague.

After his education he worked in Maastricht, Limburg, Scheveningen and even Paris.
He was the pupil of Arnoud Gerkens, Eduard Kerling, and Johan Philip Koelman. But his primary lessons in art were given by Willem's mother.

Van Konijnenburg died in The Hague on the 28th of February in 1943.