biography of Willem Frederik DE HAAS (1830-1880)

Birth place: Rotterdam, Holland

Death place: Fayal, Azores

Addresses: Came to U.S. in 1854, settled in NYC

Profession: Marine painter

Studied: Rotterdam and at The Hague, before 1854

Exhibited: NAD, 1867-80; Brooklyn AA, frequently, 1867-80

Comments: Brother of Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas (see entry). Best known for his coastal scenes. Also known as William Frederick Haas.

Sources: G&W; American Art Review, I (1880), 551, obit.; CAB; Clement and Hutton; Champlin and Perkins; Benezit; Thieme-Becker; Naylor, NAD (under Haas)