BORN 25 Nov 1838, Brussel - DIED 20 Nov 1906, Brussel: Schaerbeek|
GRAVE LOCATION Brussel: Gemeentelijke Begraafplaats Schaarbeek, Rue d’Evere 4, Evere
Henri Staquet was the son of Melchior Victor Hugo Stacquet (1799-1886) and Marie Catherine Dussart. His brother Adolphe (1836-1883) was a banker.
Henri was educated at the Academy in Brussels. Initially he wasn't a professional artist and worked at the National Bank of Belgium. He made friends with many artists and in 1870 he debuted at the salon in Ghent under a pseudonym.
He mostly painted landscapes and maritime subjects. He actively exposed with the Société Royale Belge des Aquarellistes and in 1901 he became its president.