Kunstwerken kopen van de Belgische kunstenaar Henri Meunier

Meunier Henri

Henri Georges Jean Isidore Meunier was a Belgian artist who was born in Ixelles in 1873 and who died in Etterbeek in 1922. He was a Belgian Art Nouveau lithographer, etcher, illustrator, bookbinder and poster designer. Son and pupil of Jean-Baptiste Meunier. Further training at the Academy in Ixelles and pupil of Blanc-Garin. Realized figures, landscapes. Exhibited etchings for the first time at the Salon in Mons in 1890, paintings with Le Sillon in 1897. Found his inspiration in the Campine, the Ardennes and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Excelled in the different etching techniques. He depicted the different aspects of the landscape with great sensitivity. During the First World War he worked as a stretcher bearer at the front and drew and painted war images in the Yser region. Founder of the Salon de l'Estampe. Illustrated, among other things, theater programs, newspapers (Le Petit Bleu, e.g.) and also designed posters and postcards. Was a teacher at the academy in Ixelles. Work in the Museums in Antwerp and Ixelles, among others. Mentioned in BAS I and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. (piron)