14. Petronella van Woensel
Petronella van Woensel
Still Life of Fruit
Signed lower left
Oil on panel, 40.4 x 30.9 cm
– Gallery Antonovitch, Petit Louvre, Paris
– Private collection, the Netherlands
Paleis Het Loo Nationaal Museum, Apeldoorn, Penseelprinsessen I. Kunstenaressen rond het Hof in de 19de eeuw, 17 February – 27 May 2012
Registered at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History in The Hague under number 209340.
Petronella van Woensel was a female Dutch painter and graphic artist. Van Woensel was born in Raalte and became a pupil of flower painters Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os and Jan van Os. She is known for her exquisite flower depictions and from 1822 was an honorary member of the Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten. She passed away in 1839 in The Hague in the arms of her best friend and colleague, Maria Margaretha van Os.
* Condition report available upon request