Arthur Haegebaert of Haegebaert, Belgisch kunstschilder

Haegebaert Arthur

Arthur Haeghebaert was a Belgian painter born in Assebroek in 1876 and died in Roeselare in 1942. He was educated at the Academy in Bruges under the direction of P. Raoux and E. Van Hove, at the Academy in Antwerp under the direction of E. Siberdt. and A. De Vriendt and at the Academy in Brussels (1896-1897). During the First World War he emigrated to the Netherlands, where he stayed until 1922. He settled in Knokke in 1924, later in Duinbergen, where he managed a gallery. He was friends with, among others, J. Ensor, H. Permeke and Is. sum up. He realized portraits, landscapes, (Bruges) cityscapes, stations of the cross. Stations of the Cross by him can be found in the churches in Vlissingen and Klerken, among other places. He is mentioned in the Lexicon of West Flemish visual artists vi and in Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. (piron)