Petrus Johannes Schotel

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Storm on the Zuiderzee near Medemblik, 1840, collection Teylers Museum

Petrus Johannes Schotel (11 November 1808 – 23 July 1865) was a 19th-century marine painter from the Northern Netherlands.


Schotel was born in Dordrecht. According to the RKD he was the son of Johannes Christiaan Schotel, in whose style he followed.[1] He worked for several years as a drawing teacher at the marine school in Medemblik.[1] He married and his daughter Petronella Elisabeth Schotel became a painter who followed his sister Christina Petronella Schotel, a still life and flower painter. He died, aged 56, in Dresden.