BAERTSOEN, Albert
(b. 1866, Gent, d. 1922, Gent)

Ghent, Evening

1903
Oil on canvas, 151 x 155 cm
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

As a result of their approach to Impressionism, Belgian artists occasionally juxtaposed native Flemish styles with imported Impressionist styles derived from the French. The more Flemish version was to be found in the work Baertsoen, one of whose finest paintings was Ghent, Evening.