Louis Meijer

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Louis Meijer
Louis Meijer seated with legs crossed while holding a dog in front of a painted canvas.
Self-portrait, 1838
BornJohan Hendrik Louis Meijer
(1809-03-09)9 March 1809
Amsterdam, Kingdom of Holland
Died31 March 1866(1866-03-31) (aged 57)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Known forPainting

Johan Hendrik Louis Meijer (9 March 1809 – 31 March 1866) was a Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer, and draftsman.[1] He painted in the Romantic tradition and is best known for his seascapes.

Meijer was born in Amsterdam in the Kingdom of Holland, present-day Netherlands.[1] He studied under George Pieter Westenberg and Jan Willem Pieneman, and lived in Deventer, from 1841 in Paris and then in The Hague.[2] Matthijs Maris was a pupil of Meijer's,[3] beginning in 1854.[4] Meijer died at the age of 57, in Utrecht in the Netherlands.[1]



  1. ^ a b c "Louis Meijer", RKD, 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  2. ^ Gerarda Hermina Marius, tr. A. Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch Art in the Nineteenth Century,Philadelphia: Lippincott / London: Alexander Moring, 1909, OCLC 29080462, pp. 61–62.
  3. ^ Geraldine Norman, Nineteenth-century Painters and Painting: A Dictionary, London: Thames & Hudson / Berkeley: University of California, 1977, ISBN 9780520033283, p. 142.
  4. ^ Ruth K. Meyer, The Taft Museum: Its History and Collections, Volume 1 New York: Hudson Hills, 1995, ISBN 9781555950569, p. 282.

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