CHOSES DU PASSE
Oil on panel: 78.5 x 68.5 cm / 30.9 x 26.9 in
Signed and dated '1936' lower left; Signed, titled , dated 'Choses du passé 1936' and old exhibition number on the reverse: 'N° 11'
Post-impressionist painter of landscapes, harbor views, flowers and portraits.
Oswald Poreau was a pupil of the Brussels Academy. He settled down in Paris and worked in Barbizon. He returned to Belgium and traveled many times to Germany and England, but foremost to France, especially to Brittany, where he would return often.
In 1906 he met M. Blieck, who would influence him considerably.
Retrospectives in 1958 in Antwerp and in 1961 in Brussels
Schaerbeek (Brussels) 1877 - Waterloo (Brussels) 1955
Royal Family of Belgium - Mons - Schaerbeek - Temse - Mulhouse
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Flower Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 & 1880", Knokke 1995, p. 304-305.