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Ernest Blanc-Garin (1843-1916)

Ernest Blanc-Garin (1843-1916)

My Grand-Grand Father settled in 1863 in Brussels.He studied Academic Painting in Portaels Workshop, then moves to Paris to work in  Alexandre Cabanel Workshop at take classes at Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Nominee at Prix de Rome 1867 (Le meurtre de Laïus par Œdipe) he got an Award in 1868 (La mort d’AstyanaxVilleneuve-les-Avignon, musée Pierre de Luxembourg). After staying in Italy, he finally sttles back in Brussels in 1871, and opens his own Academy  where he mastered Painters as renowned as Evenepoel, van den Eeckhoudt, et Crespin.

Nothing left in our hands, I keep updating apicture folder where I collect as many Painting as I can find.