Oil/wood, 49 x 59 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. H. Carpentero 1852. - Belgian history painter, son of the painter Jean Charles Carpentero. He was taught painting in the studios of F. de Braekeleer and N. de Keyser and specialized in genre scenes in the manner of the 17th cent. Mus.: Triest, Brunswick. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker.