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GEEDTS, Josse Pieter (1770 - 1834), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GEEDTS, Josse Pieter (1770 - 1834), Painter

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Belgian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 5 January 1770, in Louvain; died 17 December 1834, in Louvain.

Painter. History painting.

Geedts was a pupil of Herreyns at the academy in Antwerp. He was appointed professor at the academy in Louvain in 1800 but was dismissed (unjustly, it is thought) towards the end of his life.

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