- Creator / Artist / Designer:Domien Ingels
- Editor / Manufactur:Ceramaes
- Period:20th century - 1920 to 1940
- Country of origin:Belgium
- Dimensions (H x W x D):10cm x 8cm x 10cm
- Number of elements:1
- Style:Art Deco
- Materials:Ceramic, Earthenware, Sandstone
Rare subject of the sculptor, in perfect condition.
Mark under the piece illegible because under-covered. See the same subject in white (signature "CERAMAES" readable) on ArtaPlaza.
Biography of Domien Ingels:
Born in 1881, Domien Ingels is one of the best Belgian sculptors of the Art Deco period, like Alberic Collin, Thierry Van Rijswijck or Raymond de Meester of Betzenbroeck .... The son of a butcher, Ingels is best known for his powerful animal figures , both in attitude and gesture (draft horses, farmyard animals, dogs such as the Borzoi greyhound), his favorite subject nonetheless remains the draft horse.
He followed a course in the workshop of Domien Van den Bossche and Hippolyte Le Roy. He also attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. In 1900, he became an assistant professor and taught drawing and sculpture until 1941. He shared a workshop at the Beguinage in Ghent with his friend C. Permeke (1886-1952).
Numerous collaborations with the sandstone editor Roger Guérin in Bouffioulx and the Maes workshops in Ghent (Ceramaes).
He died in 1946 leaving behind a remarkable and remarkable work.
Many works in museums, monumental works in different cities of Belgium.