Edzard Willem Koning

Is your surname Koning?

Research the Koning family

Edzard Willem Koning's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Edzard Willem Koning

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Winschoten, Groningen, The Netherlands
Death: February 21, 1954 (84)
The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Arnold Hendrik Koning and Alida Geertruida Cardinaal
Husband of Alberdina Margaretha Tonckens
Father of Aleida Maria Koning and Eduarda Thalia Koning
Brother of Arnold Hendrik Koning; Jacob Eduard Koning and Johannes Sixtus Gerhardus Koning

Occupation: Artist
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Edzard Willem Koning

Edzard, was like his brother Arnold Hendrik, an artist. In 1886, after high school, he attended the Royal Arts Academy in The Hague. In the autumn of 1891 Edzard travelled to Paris and lived here for 9 months in Montmatre. In the summer of 1892 he trekked through Normandy. In september 1892 he returned to the Netherlands, where he stayed for a short while in The Hague, whereafter he moved to Winschoten where he stayed until 1895. In the summer of 1895 he moved to the country estate of "De Steeg" near Rheden together with artist and graphicer Simon Moulijn (1866-1948). Moulijn taught Edzard the art of litography. After marriage to Alberdina Tonckens they moved to Scherpenzeel and were there until 1904.They then moved to Amersfoort in 1918, and in 1926 Edzard built a house on a piece of land in Voorthuizen which he and his brother Arnold Hendrik owned.

Edzard produced the illustrations for a book "De kleine Johannes" written by Frederik van Eeden, and a number of Verkade albums.

Edzard was a memebr of "Arti et Amicitaé, St. Lucas in Amsterdam and "Pulchri studio" in The Hague.He was a renowned painter and often found inspiration in nature.

view all

Edzard Willem Koning's Timeline

May 3, 1869
Winschoten, Groningen, The Netherlands
August 17, 1901
Age 32
Scherpenzeel, Gelderland, The Netherlands
March 16, 1909
Age 39
Nunspeet, Gelderland, The Netherlands
February 21, 1954
Age 84
The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands