The Lexicon of the Belgian Romantic Painters,
ia a two year project of international cooperation
between a team of art historians from different Belgian
Universities and specialists in 19th century paintings,
several museums, international art auctions and
art merchants. Published in 1981, the jacket shows
the painting "The Artists Dinner" 1869 by Jean de la Hoese,
art from a private collection in Coney Island, New York.
Author, Willem G. Flippo
"Le Salon du Peintre"
Artist Alfred Stevens
From the Willem K. van der Bilt collection
purchased by WGF from Professor Cole
of the MIlwaulkie Art Museum in 1977
for $70,000. This piece sold at Sotheby's
New York in 1998 for $1,652,500.00.
VAN DER PLAS Niek
Niek Van der Plas
oil on board