Aarschot – Aerschot Church, Screen in. Jubé de l’Église d’Aerschot. The most richly carved sandstone rood screen of the Church of Our Lady. With figurines. Color lithograph by François Stroobant (Brussels 1819 – Elsene 1916). Inscribed: (18)52 F S / F. Stroobant del. et lith. / C. Muquardt éditeur. / Imp. Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles., otherwise in French, German, and English as above. 33.9 x 22.1 cm.
Boetticher II/2, 855. – “Belgian architectural painter … known by works and drawings to art history, especially of his homeland. Several drawings lithographed by himself .” So the presemt one , too .
“ The sandstone church (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwkerk) is an excellent example of Demer Gothic, a regional variation of Brabantine High Gothic.
Finest piece of furnishing is the rood screen
from the 16th cent. created in Flamboyant, crowned by a late-Gothic cruzifix ”
(Rainer Eisenschmid, Belgien [Baedeker], 2006, p. 319).
Offer no. 15,502 / EUR 168. (c. US$ 189.) + shipping
“ At this time we are on our boat … I hope you extend the same faith in me as I have in you in paying for this sizable sum in advance (sight unseen) in the expectation of delivery … Best regards ”
(Mr. P. C., July 22, 2002)