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Rooses, Max (1839 - 1914), linguist, art historian, museum curator

Lode De Clercq

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Belgian linguist, art historian and museum curator. He studied literature at the University of Leuven, graduating in 1863. Until 1885 he worked as a literary critic and was clearly influenced by the work of Hyppolite Taine. This positivist approach remained fundamental to his work in the field of art history, to which he began increasingly to turn from c. 1875. His main interest was in painters active in Antwerp, but he also undertook

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