DILLENS, Hendrick Joseph
(b. 1812, Gent, d. 1872, Ixelles)
Archer the Winner1851
Oil on panel, 95 x 75 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Hendrick Joseph Dillens was a Belgian painter specialized in genre scenes and portraits. He was a pupil at the Academy of Gent and Maes Canini, and he taught his younger brother, Adolphe-Alexandre Dillens (1821-1877), who was also a genre painter.