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HUYSMANS, Jan Baptist (1826 - 1906), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUYSMANS, Jan Baptist (1826 - 1906), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 25 April 1826, in Antwerp; died 1906, in Hove.

Painter. Historical subjects, genre scenes, local scenes.

Orientalism.

[not available online] [not available online]Jan Baptist Huysmans studied at the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp from 1843 to 1849. From 1856, he travelled in Greece, Turkey, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Algeria and spent several years in Paris

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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