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Henri Cassiers (1858-1944) - Signed Late 19th Century Gouache, Rue de la Cigogne

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Sulis Fine Art is excited to present a fine Belgian street scene by the artist Henri Cassiers. The artist has wonderfully captured the Rue de la Cigogne in Brussels. Handwritten label to the reverse gives the location and medium. Handsomely presented in a tortoiseshell effect frame. Signed. On wove.


The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some minor discolouration. Very minor signs of flaking paint. Minor marks to the frame and slight widening to some of the joints.


22.5 x 22cm (8.9" x 8.7")
Framed Size: 26.5 x 25.5cm (10.4" x 10")

Artist Biography

Henri Cassiers was born in 1858 in Antwerp. ; In Brussels he studied architecture under P. Saintenoy. ; He also followed courses at "La Patte de Dindon" Vrije Academie in Brussels and in Antwerp at "St. Josse-Ten-Noode" Academie as well as the Fine Arts Academy.

His mentors included Henri Stacquet (1836-1906) and Charles William Bartlett (1860-1940). ; In 1881 he put on his first exhibition and subsequently travelled ;extensively in England, Scotland, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, Italy and The Netherlands. ;

Cassiers' style was also ideal for publicity purposes, and tourist places and shipping companies in particular regularly appealed to him. He became best known for his work for the Red Star Line . From 1898 he made many posters, postcards, menus and other advertising material for this regular service. ;He was also a member of the Belgian artists' association Les Hydrophiles .

More Information
Code py318
Artist Henri Cassiers (1858-1944)
Date Late 19th Century
Dimensions 22.5 x 22cm
Medium Gouache
Style Impressionism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
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