Gustave Alhadeff

Untitled Watercolor Outer Space Abstract Painting





Abstract watercolor painting of outer space. Gustave Alhadeff did a series of these space works for a poster design for the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The work is signed by the artist in the bottom corner. The painting is not currently framed.

Artist Biography

Born in the Belgian Congo in 1940, Gustave Alhadeff won his first award at the annual art show in Elisabethville, at age 13. His formal art education began with Mr. Marcel Pire (Prix de Rome). He continued his studies at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, with Mr. Van Nesche in Cape Town, South Africa from 1956 to 1957. He was awarded a scholarship from the Art Academy to continue his studies with Mr.Creytens at the "Institute National Superieur des Beaux Arts" in Anvers, Belgium. The following year he entered the class of Mr. Leon Devos at the Royal Academy of Brussels, where he won first prize for portrait and still life painting (1958).


H 29.88 in. x W 22.13 in. x D .01 in.