STOBBAERTS Jean-Baptiste (Jan)
Oil on panel: 36.5 x 46.5 cm / 14.4 x 18.3 ins
Signed lower right
Painter of animals and landscapes.
Jan Stobbaerts was a pupil of Emmanuel Noterman at the Antwerp Academy. He was a friend of Henri De Braekeleer and exhibited as of 1857.
His works vibrate with colour and originality and are generally quite small. He was called ‘The Poet of the Stables’ as he preferred to paint cows. He settled in Brussels in 1886.
Antwerp 1838 - Brussels 1914
Antwerp - Brussels - Ghent - Tournai
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 611-612.