Charles Van Beveren

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Charles van Beveren (1809–1850), was a Belgian artist, who spent much of his life in Amsterdam.


He was born at Mechlin in 1809, and studied art at the academy of his native city and at Antwerp. He settled in Amsterdam in 1830, subsequently visiting Paris, Rome, and other cities of Italy, and distinguished himself as a painter of history, genre, and portraits. He died at Amsterdam in 1850.[1]

In 1850, Van Beveren was elected a correspondent, living in the Netherlands, of the Royal Institute of the Netherlands, predecessor of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[2]


His best known of his works are:[1]


  1. ^ a b Bryan 1886
  2. ^ "Charles van Beveren (1809 - 1850)". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 


  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Beveren, Charles Van". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.