Signed and titled in pen on the recto of the mount.
Dekais, who was Belge, spent his professional career as a drawing teacher and his greatest hobby was painting, including watercolors and oil. According to relatives, his favorite paintings were landscapes, especially of "water landscapes" from the terrace of his villa on the Costa Brava (in Spain).
He was a member of the Association Belge de Photographe & de Cinematographie, and his photos appeared in many of that association's bulletins.
Dekais fought during WWII against the Nazis and received a medal after the war.
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Sale Price $840
Medium Silver print
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1920s Print Date 1920s
Dimensions 11-5/8 x 12-1/2 in. (295 x 318 mm)
Photo Country Belgium
Photographer Country Belgium
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