Miner’s Homes, (a pair of paintings)
Stock 10008 Oil on canvas, a pair of paintings, dated 1922 are by Louis Drugmand, Belgian, born 1899. They show La Louviere, the fifth city of Wallonia. In the 19th and 20th Centuries the construction of canals and the presence of coal caused this village in southern Belgium to blossom then, like Appalachia, collapse. One sees workman's housing. The artist lived in the area. He has is listed with a small body of work. Dimensions with frame 25 1/2 X 20 inches.