Galerie ter Braak
Belgian paintings (1880-1930)


click here for enlargement Jules RAMBO
first half 20e century
'portrait of a girl'
oil on canvas: 60x44 cm.
signed l.r.
Preference for landscapes, town- views, portraits, figures and flowers. Painted in a broad and strong impasto, bright coloration. Solo exhibition at galery 'Rubens', work of Rambo was on auction at 'Galery G. Geroux'
(1945 and 1947), both in Brussels.
click here for enlargement Isidore OPSOMER
Lier 1878-Antwerp 1967
'female nude'
oil on canvas: 73x90 cm.
signed u.r.
Student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lier and Antwerp. Fled in W.W. I at first to Londen and later to Holland, and met there among others G.H. Breitner.
Work in museums in Antwerp, Brussels, Gand, Lier and Liege.
click here for enlargement Charles DEHOY
Brussels 1872 - 1940
'houses along a road'
oil on canvas: 70x75 cm.
signed and dated '35 l.r.
Self- taught painter. Brother-in-law of Roger Parent, friend of Ferdinant Schirren.
Painted at first in a luministic style, After 1910, under the influence of Cezanne he evoluate to a more fauvistic style.
Work in several museums in Belgium.
click here fore enlargement Isidore OPSOMER
Lier 1878- Antwerp 1967
'a town view in Lier'
oil on paintersboard: 60x44 cm.
signed l.l.
Student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Lier and Antwerp. Fled in W.W. I at first to Londen and later to Holland, and met there among others G.H. Breitner.
Work in museums in Antwerp, Brussels, Gand, Lier and Liege.
click here for enlargement Médard MAERTENS
Koolskamp 1875-Brussels 1946
'female nude'
oil on canvas: 92x143 cm,
signed l.l.
Student of the Academys of Fine Arts of Tielt, Roeselare and Antwerp.
He became one of the most important painters of the so called 'Brabantse fauvisten'. Friend of A.P. de Kat, married to Marthe Guillain.
click here for enlargement Jan van Looy
Brussels 1882-Schaarsbeek 1971
'moored boat along a riverbank'
oil on panel: 67x85 cm,
signed l.r.
Student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. Worked mainly in 'the Kempen' and in 'Brabant'. Spontaneous touch, rich and brilliant coloration.
Work in several museums in Gent, Brussels, Mechelen and Doornik.
click here for enlargement Fernand TOUSSAINT
Brussels 1873 - 1956
'view of a river'
oil on panel: 37x45 cm.
signed l.r.
Student of the Academy of Fine Art in Brussels.
Member of the Art circle 'Le Sillon'
Well known for his portraits of elegant women and his still lives with flowers.
Work in several museums.

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