Brussels BRAFA 2017 Art Fair with beautiful Arctic and wildlife paintings!

BELGIAN BRAFA ART FAIR 2017, one of the leading world Art and Antiques fairs is opening its doors to the public from 21 to 29 January 2017!

Exhibitor Philippe Heim will be presenting at stand 23C some breathtaking animal and Arctic paintings…


Brafa Art Fair, In Search of Sir John Franklin, circa 1850 François-Etienne Musin, Belgian school, 19th century Oil on canvas, Philippe Heim, Arctic05, Brussels, Tour et Taxis 

In Search of Sir John Franklin, circa 1850 – François-Etienne Musin (Ostend 1820-1888 Brussels) – Belgian school, 19th century – Oil on canvas – 78 x 128 cm – Signed: description of the scene by the artist on the back – Provenance: private collection, Belgium


“… Philippe Heim has been obsessed with art and travel since childhood. Born in 1961, he studied law before specialising in traveller-artists (painters, sculptors and photographers working between 1870 and today).

In 1993, he opened his first gallery in Paris where he organised annual exhibitions based on the theme of travel for thirteen years. A renowned art dealer and expert, he is highly regarded in the art world and over the last twenty years has participated in numerous fairs including the Biennale des Antiquaires, the Salon du Dessin, PAD in Paris and TEFAF in Maastricht.

He is a member of the Belgian Royal Chamber of Antiques and Art Dealers and has exhibited at Brafa since 2006. In September 2015, he created the first Salon Animalier in Brussels (SAB) in the Sablon, where he showed work by artists recognised under the former nunciature. The second edition of SAB took place in September 2016…”.


Lion painting, Brafa Art Fair, Arctic05, peinture animalière, Eugène Verboeckhoven, Belgium, Brussels, Philippe Heim, lion d'Afrique

Lion – Eugène Verboeckhoven (Warneton 1798-1881 Brussels) – Belgian school, 19th century – Oil on paper backed on canvas – 25 x 41 cm – Signed lower left  – Provenance: private collection, Belgium


Other info:

– BRAFA Art Fair website:

– BRAFA Art Fair Facebook:

– Philippe Heim – 72 Rue Rodier – FR-75009 Paris – France – t +45 40 20 23 23 – m +33 (0)6 09 02 05 35 – m +33 (0)6 84 20 84 65 –

– BRAFA Art Fair 2016 Address: Tour & Taxis / Avenue du Port 86 C / B – 1000 Brussels, Belgium.



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