de Kat Otto
Otto de Kat (Otto Boudewijn de Kat) was a Dutch artist born in 1907 in Dordrecht and who died in 1995 in Laren. He was a painter, draftsman, watercolorist, graphic artist, etcher, lithographer, manufacturer of woodcuts, sculptor and academy teacher. He was married to poet Hans van Zijl (from 1930 to 1963), then to artist Dora Dahl-Madsen (from 1964 to 1995). He was a student of Henri Frédéric Boot and Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita. His subjects were flower still lifes, animal representations (genre), village views, dune landscapes, figure studies (main subject), figure representations, children's portraits, harbor views, interiors, landscapes (genre), nude figures, portraits, cityscapes, still lifes, beach views, fruit still lifes and self-portraits (RKD).