Gabriel de Jongh (1913 – 2004) was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was the only son of landscape artist, Tinus de Jongh. He pursued the same career as his father, who was both his tutor and critic. Gabriel worked in oil, watercolour, ink and pencil, painting landscapes, still lifes, seascapes, wildlife and depicted religious themes. He studied at the Michaelis School of Fine Art and the Slade School of Art in London. He worked at The Cape Times as a photo-lithographer. Even though he toured Britain, Europe, South America and East Africa, he remained devouted to the landscapes of the Western Cape. He works are to be seen in public and private collections all over the world.