Pieter de With (Biographical details)

Pieter de With (painter/draughtsman; Dutch; Male; 1650 - 1689; fl.)

Also known as

With, Pieter de; De With, Pieter; Wit, Pieter de

Biography

Landscape etcher and draughtsman, some of whose landscape drawings suggest that he may have studied with Rembrandt in around 1652. Two prints are dated 1659. Almost noting is known of his life.
A painting made in the Gold Coast in 1669 and signed 'Pr De Wit' could be by the artist (sold London, Sotheby's, 6 July, 1994, lot 61, repr.; see W.H. Vroom, 'Dirck Wilre in Elmina' and F. Binder and N. Schneeloch,     'Dirck Dircksz. Wilre and Willem Godschalk van Focquenbroch painted by Pieter de Wit at Elmina in     1669', Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum, XXVII, 1979, pp.7-12 and 13-25.

Bibliography

Hollstein (9 nos)