Vertin was a pupil of Jan Van Hove and made his debut in 1841 at La Haye. He followed in the tradition of Dutch street scene painters of the 19th century.
There is a pleasant freshness and movement in these little pieces, combined with a striking originality of conception and colour. Vertin's use of colours are worked up into a tonality out of which the light draws the forms and in doing so reproduces a naturalistic impression.
At one stage he even took to copying old masters by Bergham and Cuyp which were sold as originals.
Works by this artist…
Dutch Townscape( ref : 5378 )