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Judgment of Paris

by Van Zevenberghen Georges

Brussels 1877 – 1968

Belgian Painter

Dimensions: Image size 50 x 60 cm, frame size 68 x 79 cm
Signature: Signed bottom left and dated 37
Medium: Oil on canvas

Value: up to 5.000€

Van Zevenberghen Georges was an intimistic, realistic and post-impressionist painter of portraits, genre-scenes, landscapes, still lifes, nudes, figures and interiors, also watercolourist.

Born in 1877 in Brussels ( Sint-Jans-Molenbeek). Studied at the Academies of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (1895-96) and Brussels (1899-90), where he became a teacher (1933-48). He was a pupil of Jan Stobbaerts, who has a strong influence on his work. Was married to Georgette Iserbyt, initially one of his pupils.

Resides in Paris for the first time in 1903 and exhibits in Brussels at the Triennial Salon. Made a lasting friendship with G. Charlier in 1909. Travels through France in 1926 with friends-artists (V. De Saedeleer, A. Oleffe, Ph. Cockx, H. Thomas and R. Janssens).

Price Emile Sacré in 1932. Was a member of the Groups “Labeur” and “Pour L’Art”, also member of the “Belgian Royal Academy” (1946).

Died in 1968 in Brussels.

His paintings can be found in the Museums of Antwerp, Brussels, Mons, the Charlier-Museum in Sint-Joost-ten-Node, Riga and Barcelona.

Literature:

  1. en G. PAS, ‘Biografisch lexicon plastische kunst in België’, Arto 2000, p. 528.
  2. PIRON, ‘De Belgische Beeldende Kunstenaars uit de 19de en 20ste eeuw’, Uitgeverij Art in Belgium, p. 1490.

 

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