Oil/wood, 62 x 49 cm, lo. ri. sign. v. Pelt. - Dutch history painter. P. travelled Europe 1836-39. Thereafter he studied at the Amsterdam academy as well as in the studios of J. W. Pieneman a. G. Wappers in Antwerp. 1856-62 he worked in Brussels a. settled in Nijmegen thereafter. In 1852 he became member of the Amsterdam academy.