LODEWIJK JOHANNES KLEIJN
L.J. Kleijn was born in 1817 in the town of Loosduinen, near The Hague. As a talented young artist he was invited to join the elite studio of the great Dutch master Andreas Schelfout (1787-1870), in The Hague. Schelfhout was a prominent artist of the Romantic School and his studio was also frequented by J H Weissenbruch, J Jongkind and Charles Leickert.