Auguste Levêque  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Auguste Levêque (b. Nivelles, Walloon Brabant 1866 - d. Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, 1921) is a Belgian painter influenced both by realism and symbolism. Levêque was also a sculptor, poet and art theoretician.

He studied under Jean-François Portaels at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, and received the Prix Godecharle for his painting Job in 1890.

Notable paintings

  • Job
  • Les Dentelles d'airain
  • Panthéra et Vipérena
  • Mater dolorosa
  • Circé
  • Dante
  • Parque
  • Repos
  • Ouvriers tragiques
  • Triomphe de la Mort
  • Moisson future
  • Hymne d'Amour
  • Repos de Diane
  • Combat de Centaures
  • Portrait d'Edmond Picard (I)
  • Portrait d'Edmond Picard (II)

Notable sculptures

  • Fin de Sodome
  • Triomphe de la Vigne
  • Combat d'amazones
  • Vision païenne




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