(b. 1819, Bruxelles, d. 1916, Bruxelles)


Belgian painter of architecture and city views, designer, engraver and lithographer. He is a pupil of François-Joseph Navez and Paul Lauteri (1806-1875) in Brussels. After traveling through Europe and gathered the city views in a documentary spirit, he devoted himself from 1850 to the representation of picturesque monuments of his country. He was the founder and from 1865 the director of the Académie des Beaux-Arts at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, near Brussels.

Stroobant is the author of travel books illustrated with lithographs in several colours, as well as monumental paintings. In 1878, he became an Officer of the Order of Leopold.