Happy Birthday Paul J. C. Gabriel!! This artist comes from an artistic family, born in Amsterdam in 1828, he helped his mother, a portrait painter, provide for their large family after his father died when he was 5. He took evening classes in art, and worked with various mentors, focusing on Impressionistic nature. He was a watercolor painter and created etchings, working in Brussels as well as the Netherlands. His most famous work is In the Month of July, featuring a windmill on Polder Waterway. Doesn't the balanced composition exude tranquility?