Petrus Paulus SCHIEDGES the Elder (1813 – 1876)

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Petrus Paulus SCHIEDGES the Elder

(Dutch, born The Hague1813 – died The Hague1876)

“Fisher Boat at the Shore by Rough Sea, in the Distant a Tallship“

Signed and dated lower right: ‘Schiedges 65’

Oil on panel, 37.5 x 28.5 cm

Artist information:

After his study at the Haagsche Teekenacademie, Petrus Paulus Schiedges developed into a painter of sea and river views. In the forties of the 19th century, he received advice from marine painter Louis Meijer. Schiedges was a master at displaying the different ship types that sailed on the Dutch waters at that time.

Lit.: Dutch Art Lexicon P. Scheen, 1969, vol.2, page 303.

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