10 Works, Today January 5th is Theodoor Verstraete’s day, #005

Théodore Verstraete, (1850–1907)
High tide, c. 1851-1907

Oil on canvas
Height: 66.5 cm (26.1 in); Width: 80.5 cm (31.6 in)
Administration communale Saint-Josse-ten-Noode

Theodoor Verstraete, also spelled Theodor Verstraete and Théodore Verstraete (5 January 1850–8 January 1907) was a Belgian Realist painter and printmaker who is known for his landscapes depicting life in the countryside as well as his paintings of the Belgian coastal landscape. He has been called the ‘poet of rural life’ who depicted the humble life of the people in the countryside with empathy…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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