Our Man In Brussels 2009 – Part II

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This dramatic painting of a fox and crane competing for a meal was offered by Paris' Galerie Florence de Voldere at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair.

Queen Paola of Belgium

Queen Paola of Belgium, second from right, talks with Michel, the 14th Prince de Ligney, left, during the formal opening of the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair on Jan. 23.

 

john f. kennedy

A visitor to the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair stops before an image of President John F. Kennedy. Created by artist Robert Silvers, the image is made up of thousands of tiny photos of JFK taken throughout his life.

 

marilyn monroe marlon brando

Iconic images of American celebrities, including Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando, were a recurring theme at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair.

 

motorcar painting

The gallery Berko Fine Paintings offered this amazing watercolor of an early 1900s couple in their motorcar. The image extends into the frame with a three-dimensional effect.

Related articles:

Our Man In Brussels 2009 Part I

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In European antiques trade, timing is everything

Introduction to the 54th Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA)

Final Thoughts on BRAFA 2009

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African tribal art was the focus of the gallery known simply as Claes at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair.
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For Belgian sculptor Olivier Strebelle, the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair held a surprise. Strebelle, 82, spotted this painting done by his father, which shows a group of children walking home from school. The boy in the black coat is Strebelle's brother.

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