Limited edition print of original drawing "Portrait de femme" by Emile Berchmans from VARBO ART private collection.
Only 120 prints of this artwork will be available. Each print is numbered, titled and dated on the back side coming with a Certificate of Authenticity issued by VARBO ART, indicating that you have purchased a limited edition print of the original artwork.
All prints are shipped in a custom made package with a certificate of authenticity. These prints are produced and are usually shipped within 1-3 weeks from purchase.
Prices may increase as an edition is starting to run out.
We use handmade archival quality 100% cotton fine art paper 300gsm with pigment ink of the highest museum quality and standards which guarantees long lasting color and saturation.
Where applicable, five centimeters / 2 inch border around the image allows easy framing.
Émile Berchmans (1867-1947) was a Belgian artist from artistic family. He was the son of Belgian artist Émile-Édouard Berchmans, and the brother of sculptor Oscar Bechmans.
He was trained at his father's studio and at the Liège Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied with Adrien de Witte. Émile Berchmans spent most of his career in Liège. With Armand Rassenfosse and Auguste Donnay, he was one of the main poster designers of Auguste Bénard's printing press in Liège: The collaboration between the three Liège artists and the French printer became the basis of a graphic production at the forefront of the poster art in Europe in the late XIX century and beginning of the XX century.
In 1904, Émile Berchmans was appointed professor of historical composition and sketches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Liège and became professor of Régine Renchon .He taught painting and decorative arts from 1922. Emile Berchmans was the director of the Academy from 1930 to 1934.
In 1892, he was the first president of the Royal Football Club of Liège .