(1842 - 1935)
Juliaan Vriendt was active/lived in Belgium. Juliaan Vriendt is known for painting.
Biography Juliaan Vriendt
Julian Joseph de Vriendt (1842-1935) was born into a family of artists. He studied both at the Ghent Academy and later at Antwerp. He enjoyed early success in large religious and historical works.
Together with his brother Albrecht, who was also a painter, he traveled to Italy in 1880 and later to Palestine, Syria and Egypt. In October of 1894 he became a Member of Parliament elected as candidate of the Brussels Catholic Flemings. In 1900 he left politics and from 1901-1923 was the Director of the Antwerp Academy.