11 July 1816|
|Died||2 March 1867
|Education||Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp|
|Known for||architecture, sculpture, printmaking|
Durlet was born and died in Antwerp. He taught at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and was founding restorer of its Steen Museum. Pierre Cuypers was one of his students. He led the restoration works of the Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp and designed its choir stalls. He is considered as patron of Belgium's Gothic Revival architecture. The Durletstraat (Durlet street) in his native city is named in honor of him.
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