François Bossaerts was a Belgian artist born in 1879 in Schaerbeek and died there in 1960. He was a painter, watercolorist and etcher. Self-taught. Realized landscapes with figures, genre scenes, seascapes, village views and flowers. He found his inspiration in the Kempen, the Ardennes, Flanders and the Jura. Exhibited with L'Art pour Tous in Brussels in 1929. Mentioned in Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. Source: Paul Piron, The Belgian visual artists from the 19th to the 21st century.