APRIL IN VENICE
Oil on panel: 25 x 35 cm / 9.8 x 13.8 ins
Signed and situated lower left, dated 'avril 1889' on the back
Painter of figures, animated compositions, mythological and historical subjects and genre scenes; draughtsman and lithographer.
Auguste Bourotte was married to the sister of the painter Eugène Laermans. He was a pupil and laureate of the Fine Arts Academy in Brussels. He visited Italy.
Brussels 1853 - Watermael-Boitsfort (Brussels) 1943
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 68.