The Shepard by Willem van Konijnenburg
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Willem van Konijnenburg

The Shepard 1888 - 1943

ChalkBlack chalkPastelPaper
90 ⨯ 105 cm

About the artwork

"Exposition Hollandaise. Tableaux, aquarelles, dessins" (1926) in het Musée du Jeu de Paume, Parjs.

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.