Johan Mari Henri Ten Kate (1831 - 1910) Mixed media depiction of a snowball fight. Signed lower right. Christie's label verso. Image Size: 8.75 x 11.5 in. Overall Size: 15.75 x 18.5 in. Tate studied art at the Academy of Arts in the Hague, where his brother, nine years his senior, was his professor. At the age of 19, he moved to Amsterdam, where he remained until 1871. In 1852, he became member of the Amsterdam Royal Academy of Arts. Ten Kate traveled to France, England, and Italy and lived for some time in Dutch East Indies.