LES PIEDS DANS LE PLAT
Oil on panel: 45.5 x 69.5 cm / 18 x 27.4 ins
Signed and dated '1876' upper left
Painter of animals, flowers and still lifes; etcher.
Edouard Vandenbosch was a pupil of the Antwerp Academy. He exhibited at the Antwerp Salon in 1864 and at the Namur Salon in 1874. In 1877 he showed this particular work, “Les pieds dans le plat”, “Flowers and Accessories” and “Flowers” at the Triennale in Ghent. In 1878 he participated at the Exposition Universelle in Paris with “The Cat at Play”, which was also exhibited at the Exhibition of Belgian Art in Brussels in 1880. The artist himself made an etching after this painting.
Label on the back: ‘”Les pieds dans le plat” E.Vandenbosch Bruxelles rue Royale 31’.
Antwerp 1828 - Brussels 1878
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Animal Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1998, p. 477.
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 666.