Willem (William) Paerels (Belgium, Netherlands, 1878 - 1962) Oil on canvas painting of a Ostend Belgium harbor, Port d'Ostende. Signed lower left. Provenance: Private Florida Collection; Christie's Anonymous sale (2010). Paerels taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Louvain. Works by Paerels are now held in many collections, including the museums of Antwerp and Brussels, the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague and Boymans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam. Sight Size: 23.75 x 31.5 in. Overall Size: 30.5 x 38.25 in.