Hendrik-Frans De Cort

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View of Lier (1774), Royal Castle in Warsaw

Hendrik Jozef Frans de Cort (1742, Antwerp - 28 June 1810, London) was a Flemish landscape painter. He studied in Antwerp and was active in Paris, but settled in England. From 1790, he exhibited many works at the Royal Academy. His landscapes, previous to his settling in England, were embellished with figures and animals painted by Ommeganck and P. van Regemorter. They are much in the Italian taste, with views of cities and ancient ruins, pleasingly coloured and neatly finished. In the Belvedere at Vienna there is by him a 'View of the old Castle of Temsch on the Scheldt at Antwerp' (1774).


This article incorporates text from the article "DE CORT, Hendrik" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.