JEF LAMBEAUX (
See also:born at Antwerp . He studied at. the Antwerp Academy of
See also:Fine Arts, and was a
See also:pupil of
See also:Jean Geefs . His first
See also:work, " War," was exhibited in 1871, and was followed by a long series of humorous groups, including "
See also:Children dancing," " Say `
See also:Morning,' " " The Lucky Number " and " An Accident " (1875) . He then went to
See also:Paris, where he executed for the Belgian salons " The
See also:Beggar " and " The
See also:Blind Pauper," and produced " The
See also:Kiss " (1881), generally regarded as his masterpiece . After visiting Italy, where he was much impressed by the
See also:works of Jean Bologne, he showed a strong predilection for effects of force and motion . Other notable worksare his fountain at Antwerp (1886), " Robbing the Eagle's
See also:Eyrie " (189o), "
See also:Drunkenness " (1893), " The
See also:Triumph of Woman," " The Bitten Faun " (which created a
See also:great stir at the Exposition Universelle at Liege in 1905), and " The Human Passions," a
See also:colossal marble bas-
See also:relief, elaborated from a
See also:sketch exhibited in 1889 . Of his numerous busts may be mentioned those of Hendrik
See also:Conscience, and of
See also:Charles Bals, the burgomaster of Brussels . He died on the 6th of
See also:June 1908 .
BARON AUGUSTE LAMBERMONT (1819-1905)
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