François Stroobant, Interior of a House at Mechlin

Mechlin, Interior of a House at. Intérieur d’une Maison a Malines. Richly decorated fireplace with the bas-relief of an ancient equestrian scene. At the table before the master of the house with wine-glass and his young wife, with the maid entering with a tankard. On the left carved folding screen. Color lithograph by François Stroobant (Brussels 1819 – Elsene 1916). Inscribed: F STROOBANT 1853 (in reverse) / F. Stroobant del. et lith. / C. Muquardt éditeur. / Imp. Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles., otherwise in French, German, and English as above. 13½ × 8⅞ in (34.4 × 22.4 cm).

Boetticher II/2, 855. – “Belgian architectural painter … known by works and drawings to art history, especially of his homeland. Several drawings he has lithographed himself.” So the present one, too.

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