Albert Neuhuys (Utrecht, June 10, 1844 - Locarno (Switzerland), February 6, 1914) was one of the most famous painters of the School Laren.
Neuhuys was born in Sydney and was trained there by Gijsbert Craeyvanger to lithographer. However, when the stone printing, in which he worked went bankrupt, he decided to be a painter, like his oldest brother Jan Neuhuys.
In 1868 attracted Neuhuys to Antwerp, where he died four years followed the evening courses at the Academy of Fine Arts. By day he painted romantic performances and pieces of history, with which he met with some success. In 1870 he even received a royal grant for three years.
Neuhuys came to Amsterdam in 1872, but the history painting no longer interested him. He went to Dublin and to The Throw, because he wanted to paint nature. He made friends with the Hague painters Joseph Israel, and the brothers Anton Mauve and Jacob Maris Matthijs and went in 1876 also live in Den Haag. In Israel he worked often in the Gooi, and in 1883 he even live there. Until 1885 Neuhuys lived in Laren, in addition to the Mauve Naarderweg, and from 1885 to 1888 he lived in Hilversum. From 1900 to 1910 lived Neuhuys weather in Amsterdam, but he often stayed in Laren known to his many colorful rural interiors work.
Meanwhile, he also had a number of trips made. So he stayed in 1904 for the first time in the United States.
In 1911 he settled in Zurich, for the sake of the health of his son. Neuhuys died at the age of 69-to Locarno (Switzerland).