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DEVREESE, Godefroid (1861 - 1941), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEVREESE, Godefroid (1861 - 1941), Sculptor, medallist

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 19 August 1861, in Courtrai; died 1941, in Brussels.

Sculptor, medallist. Figures, animals. Monuments, statuettes.

Devreese was the son and pupil of Constant de Vreese. He also studied at the Académie in Courtrai and at the Académie in Brussels with Simonis and Van der Stappen. He sculpted several important monuments, including that of the Battle of the Golden Spurs

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