Willem De Zwart
(1862 - 1931)
Willem De Zwart was active/lived in Holland, Netherlands. Willem De Zwart is known for impressionist landscape and peasant genre painting, engraving, watercolor.
Biography Willem De Zwart
Wilhelmus "Willem" Hendrikus Petrus Johannes Zwart (Also known as William Black), was a Dutch painter, engraver*, watercolorist, with many connections to the Hague School* and later associated with the Amsterdam Impressionism* movement.
Willem De Zwart was born in The Hague on 16 May 1862, the eldest of eight children. His youngest brother, Pieter, would also become a painter. His father painted carriages for a living, and in 1875 the fourteen-year-old Willem was apprenticed to a carriage maker to learn the same trade. In his spare time, he copied prints he found in magazines, and a year later he enrolled in the evening class at the Royal Academy of Visual Art in The Hague. The following year, he was admitted at the studio of J
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