George Hendrik Breitner

Life Dates:
1857 – 1923
Artist Biography:
George Hendrick Breitner is a Dutch painter and photographer born in 1857, died in 1923. He had a strong interest in drawing and painting the common people as did many artists of the time. Painting in an impressionistic style, he often used people in his paintings of the everyday city life of Amsterdam. He painted with quick brush strokes to capture energy and motion.