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MELLERY, Xavier Auguste (1845 - 1921), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MELLERY, Xavier Auguste (1845 - 1921), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 August 1845, in Laeken near Brussels; died 4 February 1921, in Laeken.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator.


[not available online]Xavier Mellery started drawing at a very early age, finding his initial inspiration in flowers and plants in the Royal Park in Laeken, where his father was employed as a gardener. He subsequently studied under Portaels at the

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