Gerardina Jacoba Van de Sande Bakhuyzen, German

(1826-1895)

Gerardina Jacoba Van de Sande Bakhuyzen came from an artistic family. Her father was the painter Hendrik Van de Sande Bakhuyzen, and her brother was the painter Julius Jacobus Van de Sande Bakhuyzen.

Gerardina was taught by her father, as were all her numerous sisters. She achieved great success with her oils and watercolours of flowers and still lives, winning numerous medals between 1870-1880, in which year she had an exhibition at the Grafton Gallery in London.