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Kunstwerken kopen van de Waalse kunstenaar Louis Greuze

Greuze Louis

Louis Greuze was a Belgian artist, born in Bergen in 1863, and died in Bergen in 1950. He was a painter, but above all a burin engraver and engraver on wood. He studied at the Academy in Bergen under the supervision of A. Hennebicq, Bourlard and Danse. He was second for the Prix de Rome for engraving in 1886 and took third prize in 1891. He engraved works by Rubens and Van Dyck, among others, but also painted and engraved portraits, landscapes and Bergen corners. For more than half a century he worked as an engraver-illustrator at the Royal Academy of Belgium. He taught engraving techniques at the Academy in Bergen from 1897 to 1933 and became director ad interim in the period 1927-1928. He was curator of the Centenary Museum and of the Musées de l'Attacat et du Vieux Logis in Mons. Work by Louis Greuze can be found in the Museums in Mons. He also sometimes signed Greuse. He is extensively mentioned in the Biographie Nationale of the Royal Academy of Belgium (vol. xxxvii). He is also mentioned in Two Centuries of Signatures of Belgian Artists. (Piron)