Cornelius David Krieghoff (June 19, 1815 – March 5, 1872) is the most famous 19th century Canadian landscape painter (of Dutch origin). He was born on June 19, 1815 in Amsterdam, he traveled a lot through Western Europe and North America, before settling in Montreal in 1846. He was interested in the landscapes of Quebec and in native culture ( origin of his wife). He died on March 5, 1872 in Chicago.
Image of title: “Chippewas on the caribou hunt” (1861) ( source: commons.wikimedia )