DE HEUVEL Theodore Bernhard
Oil on panel: 60 x 73 cm / 23.6 x 28.7 in
Signed and dated '1860' lower right
Painter of genre scenes and portraits.
Théodore De Heuvel was a pupil of Joseph Geirnaert. He went to Paris in 1840, then stayed for a while in Brittany. He lived in Ghent in 1850 and then settled in Brussels.
One of his paintings, “J. de Lahaye, President of Chamber”, hangs in the Chamber of Deputies in Brussels.
Eeklo 1817 - 1906
Brussels (Chamber of Deputies)
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1982, p. 175.
P. & V. Berko, "19th Century European Virtuoso Painters", Knokke 2011, p. 498, illustration p. 441.