Louis Franciscus Hendrik Apol
(1850 - 1936)
Louis Franciscus Hendrik Apol was active/lived in Netherlands. Louis Apol is known for winter landscape painting.
Biography Louis Franciscus Hendrik Apol
Dutch painter Louis Apol had an exceptionally natural talent and gained
success at a young age. Encouraged by his father, he began taking
private lessons as a child and later studied under Johannes Franciscus
Hoppenbrouwers (1819-1866) and P. Stortenbecker at The Hague Academy.
specialized in winter landscapes, making his mark by composing works
without figures. These stark, desolate paintings brought him much
success, winning gold medals and gaining recognition from Queen
Wilhemina and her mother Emma, who purchased his work.
As a result of these important purchases, he attained achievement both
in other parts of Europe and the United States. His most famous
piece, A January Day
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