Ghent 1812 - Brussels 1872

Genre scene with children playing.
Signed and dated March 1848

H54cm x L 38cm - H74cm x L 58cm

Oil on canvas - modern gilt frame

Belgian School

H.J. Dillens was a genre painter and a lithographer. Pupil at the academy of Ghent and of Maes-Canini, he won several prices and loved to paint scenes from the life of Henri IV. Brother of the painter Adolphe, father of the sculptor Julien and the painter Albert. Works in the museums of Courtrai, Liege,Ghent Brussels, Ypres and in the Senate.