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AERENS, Robert (1883 - 1969), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AERENS, Robert (1883 - 1969), Painter

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1883, in Ghent; died 1969.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Laethem-St-Martin Group (Second School).

Having followed Jean Delvin's courses at the art academy in Ghent, Robert Aerens moved to Laethem with Frits van den Berghe, before marrying the writer Éliza Verwest in 1910. He made many trips to France, Italy and Switzerland, before becoming a professor at the art academy in Ghent.

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