Dutch 1816 - 1907 Charles Leickert first learned painting in The Hague under the supervision of landscape painters Bartholomeus van Hove, Wijnand Nuijen, and Andreas Schelfhout,among many others. Leickert specialised in winter scenes, sometimes romanticising the sky in pale blues and bright pinks. He painted almost all of his works in the Netherlands, in The Hague. 1856, he became a member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam. At the age of 71 he moved to Mainz, Germany, where he died in 1907.