Herman Broeckaert (Wetteren 1878 - Ghent, 1930)
Magnificent typical painting of Herman Broeckaert.
This work was auctioned in 2011 by renowned Antwerp auction house Bernaerts
canvas 81 x 50.5 cm
with frame: 94.5 x 64.5 cm
(Wetteren, 1878 - Gand, 1930)
Painter, poet. Training at the Academy of Dendermonde conducted by Th. Bogaert, F. Willaert, Is. Meyers, J. Rosseels. Underwent influences Rosseels and Meyers, but especially F. Courtens. Preference for landscapes, Scheldt and Lys Faces villages. Succeeded as impressionist to Expressionism recall leaning moods. Spent his generous coats with a lively touch to. Retired in 1907, along with Gorus, to Vlassenbroek to join there L. Spanoghe. Stayed during World War I in England and France. Subsequently found his inspiration mainly in the Lys region and lived for several years on a boat Baarle / Drongen. Formed, together with Gorus and Spanoghe, the core of the second Dendermondse group. was also an esteemed poet. Mentioned in Piron, CRICK, I BAS and "Two centuries Signatures of Belgian artists."