Jacobus Hendrik (Henk) Pierneef (usually referred to as Pierneef) (13 August 1886 Pretoria – 14 November 1957 Pretoria), was a South African landscape artist, generally considered to be one of the best of the old South African masters. His distinctive style is widely recognized and his work was greatly influenced by the South African landscape.

Jacobus Hendrik (Henk) Pierneef (usually referred to as Pierneef) (13 August 1886 Pretoria – 14 November 1957 Pretoria), was a South African landscape artist, generally considered to be one of the best of the old South African masters. His distinctive style is widely recognized and his work was greatly influenced by the South African landscape.

Lithographic Linocut Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 - 1957)  'Trees' monochrome

Lithographic Linocut Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 - 1957) 'Trees' monochrome

JH Pierneef: The Baobab Tree.   This painting holds the record for the most expensive South African painting ever sold at R 11.8 million.

JH Pierneef: The Baobab Tree. This painting holds the record for the most expensive South African painting ever sold at R 11.8 million.

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