VAARBERG Joannes Christoffel
AT THE ARMORER
Oil on panel: 31 x 42 cm / 12.2 x 16.5 ins
Signed and dated '57' lower middle; label on the back
Painter of historical subjects and genre scenes (mostly at candle light or lamp light).
Joannes Christoffel Vaarberg was born in Weesp on December 8, 1825 and deceased in Amsterdam on May 11, 1871. He lived and worked in Amsterdam from 1848 on. He was a pupil of the Amsterdam Academy of Fine Arts. Later on he taught Johannes Frederik Hulk Jr.
Weesp 1825 - Amsterdam 1871
P. Scheen, "Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars; 1750-1880", The Hague 1981, p. 532.