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A Flemish Kitchen Garden – about 1864

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A Flemish Kitchen Garden: La Coupeuse de Choux

By Henri De Braekeleer (1840-88)
ca. 1864 (painted)
oil on canvas
Place of origin:
Antwerp (possibly, painted)

The Antwerp artist Henri de Braekeleer belonged to a family of painters. Influenced by 17th-century Dutch genre paintings, he specialised in humble scenes of everyday life, as in this example, in which a woman in peasant dress bends over to cut a cabbage. These were popular in a period of increasing industrialisation.

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‘A Flemish Kitchen Garden’
By Henri De Braekeleer (1840-88)?About 1864?Etching

The Antwerp painter and etcher Henri De Braekeleer belonged to a family of artists. Influenced by 17th-century Dutch genre paintings, he specialised in humble scenes of everyday life, as in this example, where a woman in peasant dress bends over to cut a cabbage. Ionides also owned De Braekeleer’s oil painting of this subject.