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JOSÉ STORIE (1899-1961)

1899 to 1961, Belgium

Ici.... Londres

Oil on panel

Condition
Good, on panel. Original frame. Exhibition labels attached to reverse.

Signed

84.00 x 94.00 cm    33.07 x 37.01 inches

Overall Framed Size
108.00 x 119.00 cm    42.52 x 46.85 inches

Exhibitions
Exhibited: Salon Quadriennal – Bruxelles 1948
Royal Academy – London 1953
Literature
Arto Dictionnaire Biographique Arts Plastiques en Belgique
Dictionnaire des Artistes Plasticiens de Belgique des XIXe et XXe Siecles - Paul Piron Dictionnaire des Peintres – E Benezit


The painting depicts the artist and some of his family and friends gathered round a radio in 1945 in occupied Belgium. The label in French on the back reads: "During the occupation, the painter, 3 times a war volunteer, and his family, would gather in the evening with a few friends and get out the radio from its hiding place to listen to the good and dear sound of the BBC, a source of inexhaust...
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