Franz Meerts - Self-portrait

Franz Meerts (1836-1896) - Belgium
Oil on canvas « Self-portrait in writer»
Signed bottom right

Oil on canvas - Circa 1890
Nice old frame in guilt wood

40,5 X 31,5 cm (canvas)
53,5 X 44 cm (frame)

Original canvas
Very small cracks (upper left)
No repeint

Franz Meerts often depicted himself in self-portraits,
often in nightcaps and in artistic interiors.
The painting is very representative of a part of his work

Franz Meerts (1836-1896)
Belgian painter XIXth century

Franz Meerts was born in Gand (Belgium) where he studied at the Academy. He became then pupil of Portaëls in Brussel.

One painting (L’aveu) is visible at the « Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique » (Inv 3416)

Please note: the complete biography has not been translated and is available in the french part of the site

Price: 2.450 €

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