De nimf Salmacis en Hermaphroditus

The nymph Salmacis and Hermaphrodites.

By
FrançoisJoseph Navez

About this artwork

FrançoisJoseph Navez (Charleroi 1787 Brussels 1869) was a Belgian neoclassical painter. Being a pupil of JacquesLouis David he spent five years in Italy between 1817 and 1822. Afterwards he became a very successful portrait painter specialized mainly in mythological and historic subjects. The orientalist painter JeanFrançois Portaels was his pupil (and soninlaw).

About the collection

The Museum of Fine Arts Ghent has a collection of about 9,000 works, from the Middle Ages to the first half of the 20th century. Over 600 works are shown in the museum’s permanent collection presentation. The spotlight is mainly on painting from the Southern Netherlands but print art, sculpture and European painting are also well represented. Moreover, the museum is a knowledge centre for the art of the 19th century, the fin de siècle and the early 20th century.

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The nymph Salmacis and Hermaphrodites.
By
FrançoisJoseph Navez
The nymph Salmacis and Hermaphrodites.
By
FrançoisJoseph Navez
The nymph Salmacis and Hermaphrodites.
By
FrançoisJoseph Navez

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