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LERIUS, Joseph Henri François van (1823 - 1876), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LERIUS, Joseph Henri François van (1823 - 1876), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 23 November 1823, in Boom, near Antwerp; died 29 February 1876, in Mechelen.

Painter. History painting, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]A pupil of Baron Wappers and student at the academies in Brussels and Antwerp, Joseph Lerius soon established himself among the leading lights of the Belgian School, and joined the staff of the Koninklijke Academie voor

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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