Christiaan Andriessen

Christiaan Andriessen, who was born at Amsterdam in 1775, was the son and student of Jurriaan, and became a good painter of history, genre subjects, landscapes, views of towns, and occasionally portraits. Among his works may be mentioned a Panorama of Amsterdam. He died in 1846.

A boy attacked on the street by a butcher's boy with a knife, page from 1805 from the diary of Andriessen, now kept at the city archive of Amsterdam.


  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Andriessen, Christiaan". In Graves, Robert Edmund (ed.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). Vol. I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.