Oil Painting on Canvas by Willem Grasle

2319-39626 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

43.5H x 30W overall; canvas 36.5H x 23W

Location: Baton Rouge

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Oil Painting on Canvas by Willem Grasle titled " De Kathedraal" depicts the streets of Antwerp with the cathedral spire in the background.

The artist enjoyed quite the career, studying under such greats as Isidore Opsomer, and was himself a teacher at the National School of Visual Arts in Anderlecht, and a co-founder of a school by the same name in Koekelberg.

Before that he was a Student at the Royal Academy of Antwerp and obtained the following prizes: 

-1st prize drawing: head, ornament, tors, antiques, figure, alive model, sketches from memory.
-1st price chart and etching
-1st prize sculpture: ornament, head, torso, antiques, figure, wood and stone hoods
 

His exhibits included Bornem, the Castle in Gassbeek, Antwerp (where he was awarded a laureate from the Natinonal Institute of Fine Arts), Berlaar, Niel, Kortyijk, and Sint-Pieters Leeuw to name but a few.  His work is displayed in the Museum in Roosendaal in Holland.

Dated 1960.
Measures 43.5H x 30W overall; canvas 36.5H x 23W.