Charles H.D. Boland de Spa (1850-after 1903)
‘The Lion Family’
Signed Charles Boland lower right
Oil on canvas, H. 75.5 x W. 108.5 cm
Charles Boland was a Belgian painter, best known for his paintings of animals, particularly dogs. He studied at the Antwerp Academy. In 1878 he participated in the ‘Prix de Rome’ and in 1883 he was one of the founders of the Antwerp Society of Arts, Union Artistique des Jeunes better known as the society ‘Als ik Kan’.