Mesdag, Hendrik Willem

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Mesdag, Hendrik Willem Gender: M
born on 23 February 1831 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Groningen, Netherlands, 53n1208, 6e3309
Timezone LMT m6e3309 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°04' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 23°01 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 05°50'

Hendrik Willem Mesdag (Portrait by Hendrik Johannes Haverman)


Dutch artist who worked as a banker until age 36, and then left the business to devote himself to art. He eventually became a top-ranking painter of the sea.

Mesdag died on 10 July 1915, Den Haag, Holland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Mesdag, Taco (born 21 September 1829)


  • Work : New Career 1867 (Left business for art)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 195 in the online Gronigen archives, p. 98/505: "des voormiddags te tien uren" (at ten o'clock in the forenoon).

Same data in Gauquelin Vol 4/1454


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Sea painter)
  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier (Up to age 36)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection