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Frans Bossaerts - Farm Scene Landscape - Circa 1900

Frans Bossaerts - Farm Scene Landscape - Circa 1900

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Pretty watercolour landscape painting representing a peasant woman on the farm. An annotation on the back indicates that it was painted in Oosthoek - La Panne, in the eastern coastal region of Flanders.

François Bossaerts, also known as Frans Bossaerts, was a Belgian landscape painter, watercolourist and etcher, born in Schaerbeek on August 28, 1879 and died in 1960.

Self-taught, he mainly created countryside landscapes, views of towns and villages, as well as genre scenes, floral and marine compositions. The landscapes from which he draws his inspiration are the Ardennes, the Campine and the Jura. He was a teacher then director of the municipal school in Schaerbeek, a school founded in 1876 by his father François Martin Bossaerts (1839-1914).

Sources: Le dictionnaire des peintres belges du XIVe siècle à nos jours (Ed. Broché 1995); Paul Piron, Les plasticiens belges du 19e au 21e siècle (1933).

Artist: François Bossaerts (1879-1960)
Signed in lower left corner.
Medium: Watercolour on paper.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 35.5 x 27.5 cm. / 14 x 10 ¾ in.
Frame: 40 x 32 cm. / 15 ¾ x 12 ½ in. Gilt wood, very good condition.
Provenance: Germany.
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