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William Jodocus Mattheus Engelberts, 1809-1887

Nationality: Dutch
Date of Birth: 1809.01.21
Place of Birth: Amsterdam
Date of Death: 1887.05.09
Place of Death: Aalst

Identity:

William Jodocus Mattheus Engelberts was a genre painter, watercolourist, and dealer. He was the son of the painter Engelbert-Michael Engelberts.

Life:

Engelberts was a pupil of F. de Brakelaer at Anvers. He was conservator at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam from 1850 to 1875. His name appears in a notebook of JW's dating from around 1862-1864, in which he is described as co-director, along with Klinkhamer, of the Musée des Estampes (#12745).

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61.