Balthasar Paul Ommeganck
(1755 - 1826)
Balthasar Paul Ommeganck was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium. Balthasar Ommeganck is known for bucolic landscape painting.
Biography Balthasar Paul Ommeganck
Paul Ommeganck appears in the register of the Antwerp Guild of St Luke
in 1767 as an apprentice of the landscape painter Henri-Joseph
Antonissen (1737-94), who gave him a taste for sketching from nature.
His friendship with the landscape painter Simon Denis (1755-1813), who
also attended Antonissen's studio, dates from this period.
a talented and highly successful artist who gave a new breadth and
vigour to landscape painting in the Low Countries. He developed a new
expressive range combining the light found in the work of the Dutch
Italianate painters of the 17th century with detailed observation of the
hills and va
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