Henri Goovaerts

Portrait of Albert Bogaert (1838-1921)

Portrait of Albert Bogaert (1838-1921)
Dating presumably circa 1890
Material / technique oil on panel
Dimensions 40 x 45 cm
Exhibitions Aachen, Germany 1911 (March), Suermondt Museum, exhibition Limburgse Kunstkring
Provenance Bogaert Family, Maastricht 1937 Gift of Davida de Stürler de Frienisberg, widow of Philippe Matthieu Albert Bogaert, Meerssen, to the City of Maastricht, the Netherlands 1938 Loan from the City of Maastricht to Limburgs Geschied- en Oudheidkundig Genootschap (LGOG) 1968 Transfer from LGOG to present owner
Current residence Collection Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht
Remarks Albert Bogaert (1838-1921) was a colonel and amateur painter. Henri Goovaerts knew the well-to-do Bogaert family from his hometown Maastricht. Goovaerts also portrayed Albert's father Philip, his brother Charles, his sister Angeline and his sister-in-law Virginie. The portrait of Angeline is not known to us.
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