MARKET DAY IN BRUSSELS
Oil on canvas: 119 x 156 cm / 46.8 x 61.4 ins
Signed lower left
Painter of town views and landscapes; lithographer, etcher and watercolourist.
Paul Lauters was a pupil of Charles Malaise. He attended the Academy of his birth-place, entered the lithographical workshops of Innocent-Louis Goubau and Antoine Dewasme-Pletinckx and, in 1836, was appointed teacher at the Royal School of Engraving. In 1848 he was appointed to the Royal Academy.
Lauters worked in all genres, revealing talent and always achieving success. Even in his lifetime his reputation was great both at home and abroad.
Brussels 1806 - 1875
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 407.