Christiaan Cornelis Kannemans
About the artist
Christiaan Cornelis Kannemans was a Dutch painter and photographer. He was one of the first marine painters from North Brabant. Kannemans, who first came to the house as a house painter, built a successful career as a painter. His painter's shop was transformed into a studio. Among other things King William II gave him orders and supported him financially so that he could make study trips along the coasts of some neighboring countries. The sketches he made served as the basis for his artworks. He taught drawing at two schools in Breda. During his life he exhibited in Dunkirk and Philadephia.