"I prefer roses, if only for their aristocratic aura. Together with luxurious fabrics and silver objects, they offer the most beautiful compositions."
Artist Pieter Wagemans (Peter Wagemans) was born in August 1948 in a small town, in the vicinity of Antwerp, in the artist's family. At the age of fifteen he began taking painting lessons at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp.
After graduating from high school, Pieter Wagemans entered the Antwerp Academy of Arts, where he studied with professors Jacques Gorus and Victor Dolphin, specialized in landscapes and still lifes, paintings in the nude genre.
In 1969, Peter Wagemans graduated from the Academy with a diploma in graphic illustrator, painter and illustrator. And soon he was drafted into the Belgian army. After serving in the military, Peter worked for various publishing houses as a designer and illustrator.
Over time, the artist gained experience, developed a recognizable style and began to work as a free painter. The artist's popularity was brought about by floral still lifes, which Pieter Wagemans paints with special skill and pleasure.