ROSIER Jean Guillaume
Oil on canvas: 67.5 x 54 cm / 26.6 x 21.2 ins
Signed lower left
Painter of interiors, portraits and historical and religious subjects.
Jean Guillaume Rosier studied at the Antwerp School of Fine Arts and then at the Paris School of Fine Arts. He was a follower of Charles Verlat, Alexandre Cabanel and Carolus Duran. He began his artistic career in 1884. He was an Honourary Director of the Mechlin School of Art and an Honourary Inspector of all art schools in the Flemish part of Belgium.
Rosier was mainly devoted to religious and genre scenes of the Eighteenth Century. He made the “Way of the Cross” for the Lanaeken church, built by his father.
Lanaeken 1858 - Antwerp 1931
Lanaeken - Mechlin
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1982, p. 566-567.