Charles Van Beveren
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.
Portrait of the sculptor Louis Royer, 1830
His best known of his works are:
- Louis Royer and his wife, pendant marriage portraits now in Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
- The Confession of a Sick Girl (in the Pinakothek at Munich).
- Male Figure. A study (in the Rotterdam Museum).
- The Vision of St. Ignatius.
- The Death of St. Anthony of Padua (in the church of Moses and Aaron at Amsterdam, his chef-d'oeuvre).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, 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.
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