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ROFFIAEN, Jean François Xavier (1820 - 1898), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROFFIAEN, Jean François Xavier (1820 - 1898), Painter, engraver

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 9 August 1820, in Ypres; died 25 January 1898, in Ixelles.

Painter, engraver. Portraits, landscapes, mountainscapes.

[not available online]Jean Roffiaen was a pupil of P.L. Kuchnen at the school of fine art in Brussels and of Ferdinand Marinus in Antwerp. He travelled to Scotland, Austria and Germany. He engraved various portraits.

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