Henri Désiré Van Blarenberghe (attributed to)
“Stops near the Fountain”
French school, 18th century
Pair of oils on wood. 17.5cm x 14.5cm
Carved wooden frame, 19th century, gilded with gold.
The Van Blarenberghe family is a dynasty of miniaturist painters originating from French Flanders, but some of whose most famous descendants also lived in Paris. They were all descendants of Joris van Blarenberghe (1612-1670).
Henri Désiré is the son of Jacques and brother of Louis-Nicolas Van Blarenberghe.