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COOMANS, Joseph Pierre Olivier (1816 - 1889), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COOMANS, Joseph Pierre Olivier (1816 - 1889), Painter, illustrator

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 28 July 1816, in Brussels; died 31 December 1889, in Boulogne-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine).

Painter, illustrator. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Joseph Pierre Olivier Coomans studied at the Ghent art school and with Nicaise de Keyser at the Antwerp fine art school. He travelled a great deal in Algeria, Italy, Greece and Turkey before settling

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