Oil/canvas, 80,5 x 100,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Bernard de Hoog. - Dutch figure painter. H. was a commercial apprentice a. took painting lessons at the Quellinus school in Amsterdam, under J. F. Hulk a. J. C. van Essen. He mostly painted interieurs with women a. children; his composition a. colouring was inspired by J. Israels a. the Hague painting school. Since 1895 he exhibited regularly in Amsterdam, Arnheim a. Rotterdam. - Mus.: Boston, Blackburn, Albany. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Scheen.