Introduction
Xavier Mellery (9 August 1845, Laken – 4 February 1921, Brussels) was a Belgian Symbolist painter. The son of a gardener at the Royal Palace of Laeken, Mellery initially worked with the painter-decorator Charles Albert. He attended the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels from 1860 to 1867, one of his professors being Jean-François Portaels. Mellery won the Prix de Rome and traveled to Italy where he studied paintings from the Renaissance. His works include The Rondo of the Hours.
Wikidata
Q1041605
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Nationality
Belgian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Decorative artist, Painter
Name
Xavier Mellery
Ulan
500015450
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