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Giele Ferdinand

Ferdinand Giele was a Belgian artist, born in Leuven in 1867 and died in Leuven in 1929. He was an etcher, draftsman, painter and occasionally a miniaturist and illustrator. Professionally, he was a master printer. During the First World War he was taught in London by the etcher Sir Frank Short, and this is how he achieved great fame in England. He realized church interiors, cityscapes and monuments from all over Belgium. Fernand Giele was a founding member of La Gravure Originale Belge. He was a member of the Société des Aquafortistes de Belgique and chairman of the Cercle Royal Artistique in Leuven. He was also a teacher at the Academy in Leuven. He is extensively mentioned in the Biographie Nationale of the Royal Academy of Belgium, volume XXIX. He is also mentioned in Bas II and Two Centuries of Signatures of Belgian Artists. (Piron)