GODDING Emile Hendrik Karel Passchaal
SOUS LES POMMIERS
Oil on panel: 70.5 x 56.3 cm / 27.7 x 22.2 ins
Signed upper right; titled, dated and signed 'Sous les pommiers - octobre 1891' on the back
Painter of genre scenes, figures and portraits.
Emile Hendrik Karel Passchaal Godding was a pupil of the Academy of Fine Arts of his birth-place and at the painter Bruno Van Hollebeke’s workshop.
He settled in Antwerp in 1874 and exhibited in Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp, Munich, Philadelphia and Melbourne.
He has left very refined paintings which reveal unusual talent.
Bruges 1841 - Antwerp 1898
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 316.