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BRÉE, Philippe Jacques van (1786 - 1871), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRÉE, Philippe Jacques van (1786 - 1871), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 1 January 1786, in Antwerp; died 1871, in Brussels.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, interiors.

Brée was a younger brother and at first pupil of Matthew van Brée. In 1811 he went to study under Girodet in Paris and then, in 1816, left for Rome, where he remained for almost 16 years before returning to Belgium.

Brée painted scenes of papal

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