|Dates||1673 - 1746|
Born to a family of painters, Nicolas Verkolye studied with his father Jan, who specialized in
In 1700 Verkolye settled in Amsterdam, where he changed his styles and formats to accommodate early eighteenth-century taste. One picture might be in the
Verkolye continued the high standards of workmanship, precise drawing, and minute execution of the painters in Holland's university town of Leiden. He also carried on Gerard ter Borch's tradition of showing interiors with scenes of the life of the wealthy classes.