Battle Scene. Attributed To Karel Breydel, Dit "le Chevalier" (antwerp 1678-1733) flag

Battle Scene. Attributed To Karel Breydel, Dit "le Chevalier" (antwerp 1678-1733)
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"Battle Scene. Attributed To Karel Breydel, Dit "le Chevalier" (antwerp 1678-1733)"
Oil on oak panel Presented in a Louis XIV style frame Dimensions with the frame: 39 x 30 cm Karel Breydel, known as "Le Chevalier" (1678, Antwerp - 1733, Antwerp) Flemish painter of battle scenes, equestrian paintings and of landscapes, elder brother of Frans Breydel, who became court painter in Kassel. He was in Antwerp a pupil of Pieter Rijsbraeck for three years then of Peter Ykens. He decides to go to Italy like his contemporaries and goes through Frankfurt and Nuremberg, but he hears about his brother who settled in Kassel and who has forged a solid reputation and there he chooses to abandon his project of go to Italy and go to Kassel to join his brother. They worked together for two years with immense success. Breydel then traveled to Amsterdam, then returned to Antwerp in 1703 where he became master of the Guild of Saint Luke in 1704. He is recorded in Brussels in 1723 and in Ghent in 1726. He is now believed to be dead in Antwerp in 1733 although Descamps declares that he died in Ghent in 1744. Karel Breydel is known as a painter of battle scenes and cavalry attacks. These paintings are ingeniously composed and wittily painted in the style of Adam Frans van der Meulen, the leading Flemish battle painter of the 17th century. He also executed a number of landscapes and views of the Rhine in the style of Griffier. Several major European museums have paintings by Breydel. Excellent condition. Sold with invoices & certificate
Price : 3850 €
Artist : Karel Breydel
Period:17th century
Style:Louis 14th, Regency
Condition : Parfait état

Material : Huile sur panneau de chêne
Width : 39
Height : 30

Reference : 650592
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