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BRAEKELEER, Ferdinand de, the Elder (1792 - 1883), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRAEKELEER, Ferdinand de, the Elder (1792 - 1883), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 12 February 1792, in Antwerp; died 16 May 1883, in Antwerp.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

[not available online] [not available online]Ferdinand de Braekeleer attended the academy in Antwerp and was a pupil of Van Bree, with whom he visited Rome in 1821. He enjoyed considerable success and taught a number of pupils, including not only his son and nephew but

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