Portrait of an Artist
by Emile Deckers


GBP Pound Sterling

Country of origin: Belgium

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed and dated 1924 lower right and inscribed "Alger"

Dated: 1924

Condition: Excellent original condtion

Size: 27.50" x 18.00" (69.9cm x 45.7cm)

Framed size: 33.00" x 23.50" (83.8cm x 59.7cm)

Provenance: Private french collection

Artist biography

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Emile Deckers was born in Liege in 1885. He studied at the l’Académie des Beaux-Arts de Liége, Belgium. He was a student of Carolus Duran and Evariste Charpentier. After spending a short period in Paris, he moved to Algiers in 1921. Known primarily as an Orientalist painter, Deckers showed his work at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1930. His works are in museums in Europe, Egypt and Algeria.