Day’s End - Johannes Hilverdink

Day’s End
Johannes Hilverdink

  • Johannes Hilverdink  Dutch (1813-1902)
  • Day’s End
  • Oil on Panel
  • 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"   framed 14 1/4" x 16 3/4"
  • $2,600

The Dutch artist Johannes Hilverdink was born in 1813 in Groningen. He was a watercolorist, lithographer, painter, draftsman, pastelist and graphic artist. He was the son of the actors Jacobus Hilverdink (1783-1828) and Anna Maria Corver. His mother was a granddaughter of the famous actor Marten Corver. Hilverdink studied under Jan Willem Pieneman and Jean Augustin Daiwaille at the Art Academy in Amsterdam. Hilverdink painted in the style of the Romantic School. His genre was landscapes and seascapes. He also painted church interiors and city views. He traveled abroad to Belgium, Germany, England, France and Greenland. Hilverdink was a member of the “Arti et Amicitiae” and a member of the Royal Academy in Amsterdam.

Hilverdink's work is in the collections of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Boymans van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam and the Teylers Museum in Haarlem.