Oil/wood, 34,5 x 45 cm, min. retouchings. - Dutch landscape painter. V. was pupil of H. Saftleven in Utrecht. He lived in Paris, thereafte in London and in both places became notorious for his lavish lifestyle. In company of a diplomat he went to Turkey where he got lost. Mus.: London (Windsor Castle), Cambridge (Fitzwilliam Mus.), Dresden (Gem.-Gal.) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.