Darío de Regoyos (Spanish, 1857-1913)
Portrait of Emma Bogaerts
oil on panel
32 x 23.5cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/4in).
Juan San Nicolás , Maestros del Arte de los siglos XIX y XX, Dario de Regoyos, Barcelona 1990, volume I, p. 217. (illustrated in colour). The work is entitled 'Emma Bogaerts cosiendo' (Emma Bogaerts sewing)
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Juan San Nicolás and will be included in his forthcoming Dario de Regoyos catalogue raisonné to be published October 2013.
Dario de Regoyos lived intermittently with the Bogaert family from 1879 to 1886 at 161 rue Royale, Bruxelles. The artist produced three pictures of Emma Bogaerts, two of which are oil on panel and the third a pastel. This work is believed to have been painted c.1883.