Antoine Wiertz
Belgian Painter, 1806-1865 Belgian painter and sculptor. He was from very humble origins, but his talent for drawing was detected at an early age. He was sent to the Antwerp Academie, where he attended classes given by W. J. Herreyns (1743-1827) and Mathieu Ignace Van Br?e. During a stay in Paris from 1829 to 1832 he came into contact with the Romantic painters, in particular Th?odore G?ricault, who fostered his admiration for Rubens. In 1832 he won the Belgian Prix de Rome and in 1834 left for Italy where the works of Raphael and, above all, Michelangelo made an overwhelming impression on him. In Rome he abandoned the landscapes and scenes from Roman life, for which he showed a certain talent, and embarked on a much more ambitious work, the Greeks and the Trojans Contesting the Body of Patroclus (1835; Brussels, Mus. Wiertz.). The painting proved the turning-point in Wiertz's career. Its frenzied composition and violently contorted figures excited considerable interest in Rome.

 

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Antoine Wiertz The Novel Reader (mk19) oil painting   

Painting ID::  22313
Antoine Wiertz
The Novel Reader (mk19)
1853 Oil on canvas,125 x 155 cm Musee Wiertz,Brussels

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Beautiful Rosine (mk19) oil painting   

Painting ID::  22314
Antoine Wiertz
The Beautiful Rosine (mk19)
1847 Oil on canvas,140 x 110 cm Musee Wiertz,Brussels

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Lovely Rosine (mk22) oil painting   

Painting ID::  22825
Antoine Wiertz
The Lovely Rosine (mk22)
(Nude with Skeleton),1843 Oil on canvas,140 x 110 cm Brussels,Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Two Young Girls or the Beautiful Rosine oil painting   

Painting ID::  44012
Antoine Wiertz
Two Young Girls or the Beautiful Rosine
1847 Oil on canvas, 140 x 100 cm

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Reader of Novels oil painting   

Painting ID::  71732
Antoine Wiertz
Reader of Novels
Date 1853 125 x 157 cm

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Antoine Wiertz s oil painting   

Painting ID::  73452
Antoine Wiertz
Antoine Wiertz s
painting created in 1854 cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Rosine at her Dressing Table oil painting   

Painting ID::  82226
Antoine Wiertz
Rosine at her Dressing Table
Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 156 x 98 cm (61.4 x 38.6 in) cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Premature Burial oil painting   

Painting ID::  89996
Antoine Wiertz
The Premature Burial
1854(1854) Medium oil on canvas cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Linhumation precipitee oil painting   

Painting ID::  90502
Antoine Wiertz
Linhumation precipitee
1854(1854) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 160 x 235 cm (63 x 92.5 in) cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Suicide oil painting   

Painting ID::  91826
Antoine Wiertz
The Suicide
1854(1854) Medium oil on canvas cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Reader of Novels oil painting   

Painting ID::  92457
Antoine Wiertz
The Reader of Novels
Date 1853(1853) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 125 X 157 cm (49.2 X 61.8 in) TTD

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz self portrait by Antoine Wiertz oil painting   

Painting ID::  94270
Antoine Wiertz
self portrait by Antoine Wiertz
1860 cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz The Young Sorceress oil painting   

Painting ID::  94271
Antoine Wiertz
The Young Sorceress
oil on canvas 1857 cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Antoine Wiertz Autoportrait a lage de 18 ans oil painting   

Painting ID::  97946
Antoine Wiertz
Autoportrait a lage de 18 ans
oil on canvas Dimensions 81.3 x 62.5 cm cyf

   
   
     

 

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Antoine Wiertz
Belgian Painter, 1806-1865 Belgian painter and sculptor. He was from very humble origins, but his talent for drawing was detected at an early age. He was sent to the Antwerp Academie, where he attended classes given by W. J. Herreyns (1743-1827) and Mathieu Ignace Van Br?e. During a stay in Paris from 1829 to 1832 he came into contact with the Romantic painters, in particular Th?odore G?ricault, who fostered his admiration for Rubens. In 1832 he won the Belgian Prix de Rome and in 1834 left for Italy where the works of Raphael and, above all, Michelangelo made an overwhelming impression on him. In Rome he abandoned the landscapes and scenes from Roman life, for which he showed a certain talent, and embarked on a much more ambitious work, the Greeks and the Trojans Contesting the Body of Patroclus (1835; Brussels, Mus. Wiertz.). The painting proved the turning-point in Wiertz's career. Its frenzied composition and violently contorted figures excited considerable interest in Rome.