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SCHENDEL, Petrus van (1806 - 1870), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHENDEL, Petrus van (1806 - 1870), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 21 April 1806, in Terheyde, near Breda; died 28 December 1870, in Brussels.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, market scenes.

[not available online]Petrus van Schendel was a pupil of J. van Bree in Antwerp. He subsequently travelled to the Netherlands and was active in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague, chiefly as a portrait painter. He finally settled in Brussels in 1845

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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