DE LOOSE Basile
BETWEEN TWO CLASSES
Oil on canvas: 68 x 80 cm / 26.8 x 31.5 in
Signed, situated and dated 'Bruxelles 1864' lower right
Painter of genre scenes, interiors and portraits.
Basile De Loose was taught by his father, Jean-Joseph De Loose, by Mathieu Van Brée and at the Antwerp and Saint-Nicolas Academies. He lived in Paris from 1834 till 1835 and settled down in Brussels. He also exhibited in Germany.
Exhibition: ‘De Loose – een 19de-eeuws schildersgeslacht, 1769 – 1885’, Ignace De Wilde, Zele 1985.
Zele 1809 - Brussels 1885
Berlin - Leipzig - Mons - Saint-Nicolas
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 199.