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Henri De Braekeleer (Belgian, 1840-1888) oil on panel interior scene depicting a round table covered in a white cloth and laden with bread, wine, plates, utensils and books. Beyond is a piano or organ, a curtained window, and a wall covered in framed paintings. Signed lower left. Housed in a period, possibly original carved composition and giltwood frame with flower molding at corners. 15" x 18 sight, 24" x 28" framed. Provenance: acquired by consignor's father several decades ago while living in Belgium. Biography: Initially trained by his artist father (Ferdinand De Braekeleer), along with his brother (also named Ferdinand), Henri De Brakeleer went on to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. He received a gold medal at the Brussels Salon in 1872 and a gold medal at the International Exhibition in Vienna in 1873. He was heavily influenced by Vermeer and is best known for his interior and genre scenes. CONDITION: Painting has some light varnish crusting and cracking but is in overall very good condition. Frame has some cracks, chips/losses (largest 2") and is likely regilded.