Firmin Baes

Firmin Baes


Firmin Baes


Firmin Baes Firmin Baes is a Belgian impressionist painter born in Saint-Josse-ten-Node 19 April 1874 and died in Uccle December 4, 1943. Firmin Baes is the son of a painter and decorator Henri Baes, professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, and Heloise Boly. He had two sisters, Alice and Irma. The latter married the painter Frans van Holder. He was a pupil of Léon Frédéric at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels.

  He painted genre scenes and was also a talented portraitist principaleement uses pastel. Alex Salkin wrote "we are often confused by his skill in composition and layout" and Eugene De Seyn "Firmin Baes is a virtuoso pastel, sometimes abusing this virtuosity." Various works are exhibited in museums in Brussels, Antwerp Bruges and Kortrijk.




Firmin Baes


Firmin Baes

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