About the artist

Dirk (Dick) Pieter Braam was born on 9 September 1908 in The Hague, he died on 17 January 1986 in The Hague. He lived and worked in Alphen aan de Rijn, The Hague from 1925, Antwerpen between 1937-1941, The Hague between 1941-1986. He studied at the Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten and Hoger Instituut van Schone Kunsten in Antwerpen. He was apprenticed to I. Opsomer and Henk van Leeuwen. He painted figures, still lifes, flowers, and landscapes. He was a member of Pulchri Studio in The Hague between 1941 and 1986. His work is included in the collection of Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.