Pieter Nijs

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Portrait of a lady in South-German costume with boxed ruff collar and afro wig, signed and dated 1654
Pieter Nijs
Born April 15, 1624
Died June 16, 1681
Nationality Northern Netherlands
Known for Dutch painter

Pieter Nijs or Nys (April 15, 1624 – June 16, 1681), was a Dutch Golden Age painter. Nijs was born in Amsterdam. According to the RKD he was a pupil of Hendrik Martensz Sorgh.[1] Besides in Amsterdam, he worked in Rotterdam, Leuven and Antwerp and various towns in Germany.[1] He is known for genre works, farm scenes, and portraits.[1]

Nijs died in Amsterdam.


  1. ^ a b c Pieter Nijs in the RKD

Painting(s) by or after Pieter Nijs at the Art UK site