Heerman Witmont

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Action between Dutch and English Ships

Heerman Witmont (1605 – 1684), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Delft. According to the RKD he became a member of the Delft Guild of St. Luke in 1644.[1] He is known for detailed "pen paintings" of ships, a grisaille art form whereby the 17th century painter used a pen and gray paint to create a work on a panel prepared with white oil paint.[1] He died in Delft.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Heerman Witmont in the RKD

Paintings by Heerman Witmont at the BBC Your Paintings site