Houtsnedes en aquarellen kopen van Victor Stuyvaert

Stuyvaert Victor

Victor Stuyvaert was a Belgian artist, born and died in Ghent (1897-1974). He was a woodcarver, illustrator and watercolorist. After his education at the Academy in Ghent, under the supervision of J. Delvin, G. Minne and C. De Cock, he specialized in wood carving and book illustration. He engraved and drew (Indian ink, with or without watercolor retouching) countless series of plates in a decorum of miniatures, hunting scenes and horseback rides through snow-covered forests, mountain paths and paths through ice fields. He was inspired by medieval legends, Eastern and Slavic art, the earlier, but also modern literature. He was the author of more than fifteen hundred wood engravings, designed one hundred and seventy ex-libris and illustrated sixty-one volumes. He also designed drawings for lace, carpets and jewellery. From 1940 to 1957 he was a wood engraving teacher at the Academy in Ghent. His work can be found in various Print Rooms and in the Museum of Ghent. He is mentioned in CRICK, BAS I and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. (piron)