Antique late 19th century oil on canvas painting by listed artist Charles De Naeyer (active in Brussels from 1877 to 1911). Flemish-Baroque style hunting trophy still life with superb colors and composition, incredible detail. Featuring a plentiful arrangement of fish, shrimp and shucked oysters on a wooden table. A wonderful fishing game 'fruits of the hunt' scene. Signed lower left C. de Naeyer. The painting is in good condition. Canvas measures 33 1/2" x 23 7/8". Housed in a gilt wood frame showing some wear to the gilt gesso. Frame measures 40 7/8" x 30 3/4"
de NAEYER, Charles was an active painter in Belgium in the late 19th to early 20th century. He had a preference for interiors, portraits and characters compositions, floral compositions and still lifes. With auction results at Christie's and Sotheby's. He participated in various major exhibitions in Belgium and was a founding member of the Circle of Belgian Watercolourists in 1883-84. Participated in the "Exposition Historique de l'Art Belge" in Brussels in 1880; at the "35th Salon" at the Casino de Gand in 1892; on occasion at the Centenary of the "Société Royale à l'encouragement des Beaux-Arts" in Gent; the "Tables Exhibition" organized by the "Society of Fine Arts in Kortrijk" in 1911 . Ref. Piron Dictionnaire des Artistes Plasticiens de Belgique of 19th & 20thc, Volume 1, p. 410