Jean-François Portaels

Local nameJean-François Portaels
LocationBruxelles - Brussel, Belgium

Jean-François Portaels or Jan Portaels was a Belgian painter of genre scenes, biblical stories, landscapes, portraits and orientalist subjects. He was also a teacher and director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Ghent and the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He is regarded as the founder of the Belgian Orientalist school. He was praised in his time as the premier painter of 'everyday elegance and feminine grace'. Through his art, teaching and his leadership of the Académie Royale in Brussels he exerted an important influence on the next generation of Belgian artists, including his pupil Théo van Rysselberghe.

Tags Tomb
Download Download See more
Hendrik Conscience @ Jean Portaels (1818-1895)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-François_Portaels

Address (Unnamed Road), Brussel 1020, Belgium

Coordinates 50°52'45.172" N 4°21'17.234" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now