Pieter Arie Nijgh was a Dutch artist born in Wormerveer in 1876 and who died in 1959 in Enschede. He was an amateur painter, watercolorist, draftsman, wall painter, set painter, etcher, lithographer and manufacturer of woodcuts. He completed his education at the Teekenschool voor Kunstambachten (Amsterdam) and at the aatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Berlin). He worked in Amsterdam, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Enschede (1901 - 1959). Nijgh did take lessons at a 'drawing school for art crafts', but did not follow an official art course on the advice of his parents. His favorite subjects were landscapes as a genre (RKD).
Pieter Arie Nijgh