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CLAESSENS, Jan (1879 - 1963), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAESSENS, Jan (1879 - 1963), Painter, engraver

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Antwerp; died 1963.

Painter, engraver. Interiors with figures, landscapes, seascapes.

Jan Claessens was a pupil of A. and J. de Vriendt at the academy of fine arts and the higher education institute in Antwerp. He mostly painted landscapes of Antwerp, the surrounding countryside and the Scheldt at different times of day.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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