Oil on canvas: 48 x 60 cm and 50 x 60 cm / 18.9 x 23.6 in and 19.7 x 23.6 in (diptych)
Signed lower right
Painter of portraits, cityscapes, landscapes, seascapes, figures, genre scenes and religious scenes; watercolorist, draftsman, author, illustrator, fresco painter and graphic artist.
Louis Wilmet was a self-taught artist who found his inspiration in Brabant, the Kempen, Brittany, the Provence and Great Britain.
He also worked as an author and illustrator for various newspapers and magazines. He was the author of “Albert, roi des Belges” (1934), “Notre reine Astrid” (1935) and “Un joyau national, Grimbergen” (1936).
He also created frescoes in churches of Maubroux-Genval, Villers-sur -Nicoli in France and Saint Theresa in Pretoria, South Africa.
Fosse/Namur 1881 - Genval 1965
Arto, "Dictionnaire biographique arts plastiques en Belgique; Peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs; 1800-2002", Antwerp 2000, 3 Vol., Vol. 3, p. 522.