Constantin Emile Meunier (Belgian, 1831-1905) "Hide & Seek", Oil on Canvas
A gorgeous French oil on canvas painting titled "Hide & Seek", by Constantin Emile Meunier (Belgian, 1831-1905) Depicting a girl with her dog, very finely painted, in original giltwood frame. With original exhibition label on the back stating this painting was Exhibited and by C. Meunier. Canvas size: 37" high x 24" wide Frame 47" high x 33" wide Wax relined, a few small areas of craquelure throughout, otherwise excellent, ready to place. Constantin Meunier (12 April 1831, Brussels – 4 April 1905, Ixelles) was a Belgian painter and sculptor. He made an important contribution to the development of modern art by elevating the image of the industrial worker, docker and miner to an icon of modernity. His work is a reflection of the industrial, social and political developments of his day and represents a compassionate and committed view of man and the world.