Maria Margaretha van Os

Maria Margaretha van Os (November 15, 1779 – November 17, 1862),[2] was a 19th-century flower painter from the Northern Netherlands.

Maria Margaretha van Os
Portrait of Maria Margaretha van Os.jpg
Born(1779-11-15)November 15, 1779
The Hague, Netherlands
DiedNovember 17, 1862(1862-11-17) (aged 83)
The Hague, Netherlands
EducationKoninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten (Amsterdam)[1]
Known forPainting


She was born in The Hague as the daughter of the painters Jan van Os and Susanna de la Croix. She was the younger sister of Pieter Gerardus van Os and became the older sister of Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os and Pieter Frederik van Os.[3] Like her brothers, she was a pupil of her parents; her father was a landscape and still-life artist and her mother made pastel portraits.[3] She is known for fruit and flower still lifes.[3] From 1826 she was an honorary member of the Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.[3] She died in The Hague.


  1. ^ "Maria Margaretha van Os". RKD. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  2. ^ Klarenbeek, Hanna. "Os, Maria Margaretha van (1779-1862)". Resources Huygens ING. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d Maria Margaretha van Os in the RKD

External linksEdit

  Media related to Maria Margrita van Os at Wikimedia Commons