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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Florent Joseph Marie Willems (Belgian artist, 1823 - 1905)


Belgian painter, was born at Liege on the 8th of January 1823. He had no regular tuition in painting, but learnt by copying and restoring old pictures at Malines, where he lived from 1832. He made his debut at the Brussels Salon in 1842 with a "Music Party" and an "Interior of a 17th-century Guard-room" in the style of Terburg and Metsu. Belgians and to Willems they ordered many pictures to him of the court with historical suits.Musée du Louvre invited it to participate in the restoration of some of its pictures
Spanish Grandee Leaving His Creditor
Sympathetic Friends



A toast
The Engagement  
The Letter
The Reader
The Tapestry
The amorous couple

A Fair Reflection
Un primtemps prometteur
An Elegant Couple In An Interior  
La Jeune artiste
The rose basket

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