(1820 - 1894)
Ernest Slingeneyer was active/lived in Belgium. Ernest Slingeneyer is known for painting.
Biography Ernest Slingeneyer
His artistic training Ernest Slingeneyer received at the academy of
Antwerp by Gustave Wappers. From his first beginning he prefered to
paint historic themes. With only 19 years he exhibited his first
painting. The colossal painting ‘Le Vengeur’, exhibited in 1845 at the
‘Salon of Brussels’, was admired by the Belgian king. He was showered
with honours and received numerous orders. In 1878 he was in charge of
executing 13 painting for the great hall of the ‘Academiënpalais’ in
Brussels and was paid with a record payment of 122.000 Belgian Franc.
His great success and influence led to a late political career in the