Hendrick van der BURGH (1769 – 1858)
Hendrick van der BURGH
(Dutch, born The Hague 1769 – died The Hague 1858)
“Shoemaker in his workshop with a young man by the window, reading the newspapers“
Signed lower left: H.v.d.Burgh’
Oil on panel, 27.5 x 35 cm
Hendrik van der Burgh was a Dutch artist who lived and worked in The Hague at the turn of the 18th and 19th century. He painted in – and exteriors mostly with craftsman and genre pieces with local people like the fishers from Scheveningen. He was also a lithographer. He gave lessons to his sons H.A. van der Burgh and P.D. Burgh.
Exhibitions: Haarlem in 1825, Amsterdam and The Hague between 1817 and 1848.
Museum: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Mr. Simon van Gijn Museum Dordrecht, Rijksmuseum Kroller – Muller Otterloo and the Rijksprentenkabinet at Amsterdam.
Lit.: Dutch Art Lexicon P. Scheen, 1969, vol.1, page 188.
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