Pieter Gerardus van Os
(1776 - 1839)
Pieter Gerardus van Os was active/lived in Netherlands, Holland. Pieter Os is known for cattle in landscape painting.
Pieter Gerardus van Os (8 October 1776 - 28 March 1839) was a Dutch painter and engraver and a member of the renowned Van Os family of artists.
Van Os was born in The Hague the son of Jan van Os. He studied with his father and from 1794 to 1795 at the Tekenakademie in The Hague. During this period he copied paintings from the works by Paulus Potter and Charles Dujardin. Van Os was particularly fond of animals as his subject matter and made such an excellent copy of one of Potter's works - Young Bull - that it was purchased by William V, Prince of Orange.
After completing his training, he departed for Amsterdam, where he supported himself primarily by painting rather mediocre portrait miniatures and giving drawing lesson ... Displaying 750 of 3301 characters.