Acrylic on Canvas
120cm x 160cm
With the outbreak of WW1, Bogaerde and his brother Émile, the owners of Castle Wolvenhof, also known by many as Château Du Loup, volunteered to enlist in the Belgian army and they were subsequently sent away to fight. While they were away, German forces commandeered the buildings and the site was converted into a prison camp.
One of the brothers returned ill from the front and died.
During the WW2 Castle Wolvenhof was occupied by the Nazis.
In 1945 one of the brothers survived and returned to Belgium after the Nazi empire fell.
And the autumn came...