DE PAUW Robert
Oil on panel: 61 x 88 cms / 24 x 34.6 in
Signed, situated and dated 'Gand 1887' lower right
Painter of figures, portraits and landscapes.
Robert De Pauw was a pupil of the Brussels Academy of Fine Arts (1855-1862). He was principal of the Wetteren Drawing School and taught art at the St Luke Schools in Ghent and Brussels. He obtained an honourable mention at the Antwerp Exhibition in 1885.
De Pauw also painted religious subjects.
Work in the Brussels Museum.
Zottegem 1842 - Etterbeek (Brussels) 1914
P. & V. Berko "Dictionary of Animal Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1998, p. 384.
P. & V. Berko, "19th Century European Virtuoso Painters", Knokke 2011, p. 499, illustration p. 271.