This autumn, the Musée communal de Nivelles pays tribute to Henri Quittelier, painter, illustrator an engraver born in Uccle. A fantastic opportunity to discover his pictorial art.
Henri Quittelier (1884-1980) spent most of his life in Uccle but had a particular fondness for Nivelles, where he taugh at the Drawing Academy.
He renovated and decorated the interior of several buildings:
- The former Waux-Hall
- The chapel of the Couvent des Conceptionnistes
- The vaults of the Sainte Gertrude collegiate church for which he also designed stained windows
Nivelles was for him a constant source of artistic inspiration, as witness two of his most famous engravings: a panorama of Nivelles (1925) and the Saint Paul square under the snow.
- Brabant landscapes
- Symbolist compositions
- Family portraits
- Photos and archive documents
A section focuses on Nivelles and the work he did in this town.
- Entry is free
- Booking is mandatory
From 18 October to 11 December 2020.