Stop by the Félicien Rops museum in Namur to discover Henri de Braekeleer's work, a realist Flemish painter.
Born in Antwerp in 1840 in a family of painters, Henri De Braekeleer followed the creative tradition of his peers. His masterpieces find inspiration in 17th century Dutch genre paintings and canbe compared to Pieter de Hoogh, Jan Vermeer, and François Bovin's work.
Henri de Braekeleer's paintings
The artist depicts to perfection little details from daily life. He is considered by his successors as one of the greatest realist painters of the second half of the 19th century.
The exhibition highlights the milestones in Henri de Braekeleer's carreer, as well as his relastionship with the diferent facettes of realism in the 19th century and Belgian avant-garde.
Museum open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10 am to 6 pm.