Auguste Serrure

Auguste Serrure (1825-1903) was a Belgian painter, and did his apprenticeship with Ferdinand de Braekeleer at the Antwerp Academy of Art. The painter quickly dedicated himself to the scenes of genre. He exhibited at the 1861
Antwerp Fair, where he was rewarded and also in Brussels in 1863-1864 and London in 1874.
Like his master, Auguste Serrure was considered as a realistic painter. He became famous with his scenes of genre
representing the inhabitant of Antwerp in gallant staging.
Serrure was a very secret artist and little is known of him. He died in Schaerbeek.