Ypres, 1798 - Saint-Josse-ten-noode, 1889. 25,5 x 31 cm (36 x 41 cm with frame).Signed and dated at the bottom right "f. Titrated on the "montaigle" back. Very beautiful xviiie frame in carved and gilded wood.
Belgian painter of romantic inspiration, of "vedute" - of architectural views - (like Jean-Baptist van moer and François strobants) of cities in the flandres and in spain mainly. Students at the Academy of Anvers at Guillaume-jacques herreyns and at the Academy of Bruxelles where he becomes a teacher. Author of a treatise of perspective in 1834 which became famous, bossuet is known especially for his great mastery of perspective in his compositions and picturesque sites.Our painting is a view of the ruins of the castle of montaigle in belgium. The ruins of the medieval fortress of Montaigle are located near namur in belgium. The castle was built in the early 19th century and was destroyed by henri ii de france in 1554. It stands on a rocky spur overlooking the valley of the mulchene on one side and the flair on the other. The château de montaigle was regularly represented by painters in the 19th century, in the romantic era, notably by eugene verboeckhoven (salon de gand of 1826), van biesbrouck (salon de bruges of 1837), roffiaen (salon of 1853). This item is in the category "art, antiques\art of xixe and before\paintings, enamels". The seller is "galeriedequel" and is located in this country: en.
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