The work shown here is by Dutch artist and photographer George Hendrik Breitner. Born in 1857, he initially became a painter and was a prime mover in the Impressionist movement in the Netherlands. He worked closely with Van Gogh.
In his 40s, Breitner turned further attention to photography, initially as a way to record scenes, and particularly weather conditions, for his paintings.
Breitner died in 1923, aged 66.
All pictures: George Henrik Breitner / Rijksmuseum via Europeana