Oil/wood, 42,5 x 56,5 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. Hry van Assche 1826. - One of the most successful Belgian landscape painters of his time, trained by J. B. Roy in Brussels. He travelled Italy, France, the Netherlands, Germany a. Switzerland before settling in Brussels. Since 1818 he became member of the Brussels, Amsterdam a. Antwerp academies. In 1836 he was awarded the Belgian order of Leopold. Sometimes B. P. Ommeganck a. E. Verboeckhoven painted the figures in A.s landscapes. - Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Antwerp, Brussels, Haarlem, Innsbruck a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.