Willem Paerels (1878-1962) - Schepen in Belgische haven

Willem Paerels (1878-1962) - Schepen in Belgische haven
Lithograph - Hand signed - ca 1920

Lithography by Willem Paerels.
Depiction of ships in a Belgian port, probably Oostende.
Signed in pencil in the lower left corner Paerels.

Willem Adriaan Paerels (Delft 1878 - Eigenbrakel 1962) was a Dutch/Belgian artist.
He painted in impressionist, fauvist and expressionist style.
In 1894, he moved to Brussels and decided to be a painter.
During the First World War, Paerels returned to the Netherlands and worked predominantly in Scheveningen.
In 1919, he settled in Belgium again. In the 1920s and 1930s, he made various trips to Greece, Italy and southern France.
His work is considered to belong to Expressionism.
Paerels was best known for his harbour views, but also did landscapes, cityscapes, portraits and still life.

Lot details
Title of artwork
Schepen in Belgische haven
Willem Paerels (1878-1962)
ca 1920
Hand signed
Sold with frame
In very good condition
Image size
15×20 cm
2 kg
Total dimensions
30×36×30 cm
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