THE PEACEFUL FLOCK
Oil on canvas: 93 x 136 cm / 36.6 x 53.5 in
Signed and dated '78' lower left
Painter of landscapes and animals; engraver.
Louis Robbe was a pupil at the Courtrai Academy and of Jean-Baptiste De Jonghe. He was a lawyer by profession. He moved to Brussels in 1840. He exhibited frequently and with great success. Sometimes his work reflects the influence of Paulus Potter and Eugène Verboeckhoven.
Courtrai 1806 - Brussels 1887
Antwerp - Brussels
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Animal Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1998, pp. 401-405.