(1874 - 1955)
Edouard Verschaffelt was active/lived in Belgium. Edouard Verschaffelt is known for portrait, figure painting.
A native of Flanders, studied at Verschaffelt Antwerp.
He began his career by painting large historical scenes in the manner of the old masters.
He has forty years at the beginning of the First World War and the German occupation of Belgium led him to leave his country to protect his family. Thus he discovered Algeria.
After the death of his wife, he never left Algeria.
He remarried an Arab woman, and adopted the customs of her adopted country.
He often took for models his new wife and his wife's family.
the girl in tambourine seems to pose for the painter.
She is young and seems intimidated in her shimmering dress.
She is adorned as a bride with a sumptuous wrap harmoniously placed on her hair, impressive strap on her thin wrist and several rings.
traditional topic in Verschaffelt, our table is a beautiful illustration of the master's work and his commitment to the Algerian beauties.