Tag Archives: Belgium

1655: Headless Horsemen

In the turmoil of the English Civil War (1642-1651), an engraving based on this portrait of King Charles I underwent a remarkable number of transformations. The original portrait was painted by Anthony van Dyck in 1633 (above). The French engraver … Continue reading

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1904: Abandoned Town

Fernand Khnopff: The Abandoned Town (1904)

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1815: The Affair of a Second

We halted and formed square in the middle of the plain. As we were performing this movement, a bugler of the 51st, who had been out with skirmishers, and had mistaken our square for his own, exclaimed, “Here I am … Continue reading

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1908: Hofstraat

Léon Spilliaert: Hofstraat, Ostend (1908)

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2010: Cracks

Koen van den Broek: Untitled (c. 2010)

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1894: The Angels of the Night

William Degouve de Nuncques: The Angels of Night (1894)

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1891: Beach

Georges Lemmen: The Beach at Heist (1891)

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