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WIERTZ, Antonie Joseph or Antoine (1806 - 1865), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WIERTZ, Antonie Joseph or Antoine (1806 - 1865), Painter, sculptor

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 22 February 1806, in Dinant; died 18 June 1865, in Brussels.

Painter, sculptor. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

[not available online]In 1820 Antonie Wiertz went to Antwerp and studied under Willem Jacob Herreyns and Mathieu Ignace van Brée, and in 1829 he went to study in Paris. In 1832, Wiertz received a bursary to study in Rome and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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