De Wit, Prosper (1862-1951)

De Wit, Prosper (1862-1951)

Prosper De Wit was an accomplished Belgian painter of landscapes and genre scenes. He trained at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and his works are held in numerous public collections.


Brussels Salon.

Public Collections

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Museum of Fine Arts Ghent (MSK).



Born in Antwerp.

Studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp.


Co-founded Als Ik Kan, an association which sought to stem the tide of modernism by championing the old masters. The name Als Ik Kan was derived from Jan van Eyck’s motto and means ‘as best I can’.


Died in Schaerbeek.

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