LANGEROCK Henri

WITNESSING LOVE

Oil on canvas: 50.5 x 73 cm / 19.9 x 28.7 ins
Signed lower left

Painter of landscapes, forest views, genre scenes, portraits and compositions with figures; watercolourist.

Henri Langerock was a pupil of the Ghent Academy under Henri Van Der Haert, Jean-Gillis Van Der Plaetsen and Théodore Joseph Canneel. Pierre Vandesteene taught him how to lithograph. After graduation, he lived all over France ( Paris, Lyons) and in Naples. He travelled to Egypt, Brasil and the Far East. When in Paris, he frequently worked in the forest of Fontainebleau. He also worked in Brussels for some time.

Period:
Ghent 1830 - Paris 1915
Belgian School

Exhibitions:
Amiens - Antwerp - Mulhouse

Literature:
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 405.