Frans Smeers (1873-1960)

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Frans Smeers (1873-1960)

“La bohémienne”

  • an ink drawing/washed ink by Frans Smeers
  • 42 x 34,5 cm.
  • framed behind glass 67,5 x 57,5 cm.
  • signed lower right
  • dated lower right (19)17
  • titled lower right “La bohémienne”
  • in good condition


  • “Frans Smeers was a Belgian Post-Impressionist painter and draughtsman of genre scenes, portraits, landscapes and seascapes
  • He received his artistic education at the Academy of Brussels from 1884 until 1895 under the tutorship of both Jean Portaels and Jan Stallaert.
  • He debuted with his work in 1895 at “Le Sillon”, being a co-founder of this artistic group, and met up frequently with his contemporaries Alfred Bastien, Albert Pinot and Maurice Wagemans.
  • He painted until 1900 in a Realist manner with thick brushstrokes.
  • From 1900 his work evolved towards a rather luminist Realism with Impressionist brushstrokes and bright tonality.
  • He frequently worked in the open-air and became renowned for his sunny beach scenes.
  • Smeers became a teacher at the Academy of Brussels from 1933 until 1946.
  • He was also a member of the Belgian Royal Academy.”


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