"Abstraction. Maurice Schelck. 1972."Aluminum frame, black mat. Mixed media on magazine sheet (ecoline, watercolor, gouache).
The work is signed and dated in the lower right corner.
Inscriptions on the back of the painting: Schelck. Laethem 1972. Has the number 70. Exhibition number?
Dimensions without frame: 23 x 23 cm, with frame: 41 x 41 cm.
Maurice SCHELCK (Aalst, 1906 - Laethem-Saint-Martin, 1978)
Maurice Schelck Belgian painter. Student of A. Isabey at the Aalst Academy, then H. Richir at the Brussels Academy. From 1927 to 1934, he was a professor at the Aalst Academy of Fine Arts. He was a founding member of the Nieuw Leven group (1926). His artistic beginnings were influenced by Flemish expressionists like Constant Permeke or Gustave de Smet. 3rd generation of the Laethem School. In 1931 he received the Godecharle prize which rewards Belgian artists under 35 years of age. From 1935 to 1955, he painted almost nothing, he was an art dealer in Brussels. He painted abstract paintings in 1955. In 1961, he moved to Laethem-Saint-Martin where he remained until the end of his life. Works in the Museums of Antwerp and Deurle.