Nicolaas Baur

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Nicolaas Baur (1767–1820) was a Dutch artist.


Warship 'Amsterdam' on the IJ before Amsterdam, oil painting from 1807, now at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Baur was born at Harlingen in 1767, the son of the portrait painter Hendricus Antonius Baur (1736–1817). He painted landscapes, views of cities, and moonlight and winter scenes; he was particularly successful in marine subjects. He is considered one of the best of the later Dutch marine painters. He died at Harlingen in 1820.[1]

Baur became a correspondent of the Royal Institute, predecessor to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1809.[2]


  1. ^ Bryan,1886-9
  2. ^ "Nicolaas Baur (1767 - 1820)". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 


This article incorporates text from the article "BAUR, Nicolaas" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

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