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Francois Stroobant 1819 - 1916
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François Stroobant (14 June 1819 Brussels - 1June 1916 was a Belgian painter and lithographer , and brother of the lithographer Louis-Constantin Stroobant (1814-1872) noted for his part in Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe
He attended the Brussels Académie des Beaux-Arts between 1832 and 1847, studying under François-Joseph Navez , Paul_Lauters and François-Antoine Bossuet (1798-1889). In 1835 he worked in the studio of the lithographer Dewasme-Plétinckx in Brussels.
Stroobant's subjects were mainly landscapes and architecture. He travelled extensively through the Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Hungary, exhibiting in the galleries of the Belgian towns Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. His romantic painting style stayed constant throughout his career. He was founder and first director in 1865 of the Académie des Beaux-Arts at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek in Brussels.
In 1878 he was made an Officier of l'Ordre de Léopold
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François Stroobant 1819 1916