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Nicolaas Pieneman

Nicolaas Pieneman
Nicolaas Pieneman in 1859
Born (1809-01-01)1 January 1809
Amersfoort, Kingdom of Holland
Died 30 December 1860(1860-12-30) (aged 51)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nicolaas Pieneman (Dutch pronunciation: ; 1 January 1809 – 30 December 1860) was a Dutch painter, art collector, lithographer, and sculptor.


  • Biography 1
  • Honours and affiliations 2
  • Works 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Nicolaas Pieneman was born on 1 January 1809 in Amersfoort in the Kingdom of Holland. He was the son of painter Jan Willem Pieneman.[1]

Pieneman studied under his father and also at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam; he was a pupil of Jean Baptiste Madou.[1] He specialised in paintings of recent history and in portraits. He was a friend of William II of the Netherlands; he painted the king's inauguration in 1840,[2] and many members of the royal family. His pupils were Jan Daniël Beijnon, Johannes Arnoldus Boland, Conradijn Cunaeus, Bernard te Gempt, Hendrik Hollander, Willem Johann Martens, Johan Heinrich Neuman, Jan Frederik Tack, and Antonie Frederik Zürcher.[1]

Pieneman died on 30 December 1860 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.[1]

Honours and affiliations

He was a member fourth class of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences[3] and by virtue of this, from 1852 of Natura Artis Magistra. He was a member of the Society Arti et Amicitiae.

He was a knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion, a Commander of the Order of Adolphe of Nassau and appointed to the Order of the Polar Star.[4]



  1. ^ a b c d Nicolaas Pieneman (1809-1860), Netherlands Institute for Art History, 2014. Retrieved on 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ (Dutch) Nicolaas Pieneman, Rijksmuseum. Retrieved on 27 February 2008.
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  4. ^ (Dutch) Abraham Jacob van der Aa, "Nicolaas Pieneman", Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden, 1872. Retrieved on 16 January 2015.

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Nicolaas Pieneman on Artnet
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