Alexis de LEEUW (1848 – 1883)

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Alexis de LEEUW

(Belgian, born before 1848 – died Bruges(?) after 1883)

“Children on a Seesaw in a Winter Landscape“

Signed and dated: ‘A. de Leeuw f1883’

Oil on canvas, 60.5 x 91 cm

Artist information:

Alexis De Leeuw was a Bruges painter who lived between 1848 and 1883. This romantic painter produced pastoral scenes in which animals (particularly horses), nature and especially rural life were depicted in a very idyllic way. These paintings were widely used for the production of Christmas and greeting cards.

Lit.: Paul Piron, ‘The Belgian Painting Artist of the 19th and 20th century’, vol.1, page 362.

Sale: Christie’s Amsterdam, 30 January 2007,

Lot 110

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