Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Charles Michel Maria Verlat  (1824 - 1890)

About
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Biography*

Exhibits - current  
 

Discussion board

Send me updates

 
   

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Charles Michel Maria Verlat
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Place a classified ad  
 
Lived/Active: Belgium/France      Known for: religious, animal and rural genre painting, engraving, historical scene etching

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Charles Michel Maria Verlat:

Biographical information (Charles Verlat)

yes

Auction records - upcoming / past (Charles Verlat)

69

Signature Examples* (Charles Verlat)

1

Discussion board entries (Charles Verlat)

0

Image examples of works (Charles Verlat)

64

Please send me Alert Updates for Charles Michel Maria Verlat (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
JEUNE FILLE DE BETHLEHEM
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

Michel Marie Charles Verlat (25 November 1824 – 23 October 1890) was a Belgian painter from Antwerp. He was a pupil of Nicaise de Keyser, and studied at the Antwerp Academy.

In 1842 appeared his first important picture, Pippin the Short Killing a Lion. About 1849 he went to Paris, where he worked under Ary Scheffer.  In 1855 he won a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle* at Paris with his Tiger Attacking a Herd of Buffaloes, and in 1858, he exhibited Le Coup de Collier (now in the Antwerp Gallery) at the Paris Salon*.

In 1866 he was appointed Director of the Academy at Weimar, where he painted some fine portraits, notably those of the grand-duchess of Saxony and of the musician Franz Liszt. Soon after his return to Antwerp in 1875 he visited Palestine, and brought back a large number of interesting pictures, including Vox Populi (Antwerp Gallery), The Tomb of Jesus, and The Flight into Egypt. In 1885 he was appointed director of the Antwerp Academy.

Other important works by Verlat are the panoramas* of the battle of Waterloo and the treaty of San Stefano, Christ Between the Two Thieves, Defending the Flock (Antwerp Gallery), Oxen Ploughing in Palestine (Antwerp Gallery), Godfrey of Bouillon at the Siege of Jerusalem (Brussels Gallery), and Sheep-Dog Defending the Flock (Brussels Gallery).

He executed a series of original etchings*, and published in 1879 a book on the Antwerp Academy.

He died at Antwerp.

Submitted by Paul Gosselin

Source:
Wikipedia,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Verlat

* For more in-depth information about these terms and others, see AskART.com Glossary http://www.askart.com/AskART/lists/Art_Definition.aspx


** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists