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Brussel in aquarel : een momentopname 1894-1897

Brussel in aquarel : een momentopname 1894-1897

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Title
Brussel in aquarel : een momentopname 1894-1897
Author
Jacques Carabain
Editor
Bérengère De Laveleye
Language
Dutch
Original language
French
Original title
Bruxelles à l'aquarelle
Publisher
Brussel: Museum van de Stad Brussel, 2010
189 p. : ill.
Note
Publicatie n.a.v. de tentoonstelling te Brussel (Broodhuis) van december 2010 tot december 2011
ISBN
9782356870919 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
736.7 (SISO) Brussel (ZIZO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Jacques Carabain

Jacques François Joseph Carabain, or Jacob Frans Jozef Carabain (23 February 1834, Amsterdam - 2 January 1933, Schaerbeek) was a Dutch-Belgian painter, known primarily for his scenes of cities and buildings in the Romantic-Realist style. He was especially interested in Medieval and Baroque structures, and was often attracted to busy market places.

Biography

He began his studies at the Amsterdamer Kunstakademie, where he initially painted landscapes and seascapes as well as cityscapes. His teachers there included Jacobus Schoemaker Doyer and Valentijn Bing. His first major showing was at the Exhibition of Living Masters in 1852. He lived in Amsterdam until 1856, when he travelled throughout Europe, then lived in Brussels for a short time before settling in Schaerbeek. It was there he began specializing in cityscapes and was influenced by François-Antoine Bossuet.

Eventually, he painted cities in Italy, Germany, Fr…Read more on Wikipedia