Exhibition. Brussels in watercolor

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From 3 December 2010 to 31 December 2011 at the Museum of the City of Brussels - Maison du Roi.

Exhibition Brussels in watercolor, a snapshot 1894-1897, Jacques Carabain. Before the time of photography, artists were invited to make a portrait of the city.

Between 1894 and 1897 the painter Jacques Carabain made 59 watercolor paintings of Brussels: ancient neighborhoods, many small passages, an international port and industry within the city walls.

The evolution of the sites and the life in Brussels until today is shown with:

  • old images
  • plans and photographs of the current situation

The exhibition catalog is available on the spot.

Opening hours

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
  • closed on Mondays and 1/1, 1/5, 1/11, 11/11 and 25/12

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