Oil on canvas
40.2 x 50.2 cm,
signed lower right and dated ’53
About the Artist
Petronella Johanna Marie (Nel) Kluitman was a Dutch sculptor, draftsman, illustrator and painter of mostly landscapes. She was born in Alkmaar in 1906 and lived and worked as an artist in the Netherlands and Switzerland, where she was inspired by the mountain landscapes. She was a member of the artist associations Vereniging van Beeldende Kunstenaars (Visual Artists), Hilversum and De Onafhankelijken (the Independents), Amsterdam. In 1962, she moved back to the Netherlands from Switzerland. She died in Hilversum in 1990.