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Adèle Kindt

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Adèle Kindt (* 16 December 1804 in Brussels; † 1884 in Schaerbeek) was a Belgian history and portrait painter.

Life

Marie Adélaïde Kindt was born in Brussels on 16 December 1804, the daughter of Charles Kindt and Marie Anne Buttos. She received her first lessons from Sophie Frémiet, a pupil of Jacques Louis David. In 1828 she entered the studio of François Joseph Navez. She was awarded a first prize for the painting Farewell to Egmont from his Wife. In 1827 she became a member of the Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten in Brussels and in 1835 in Gent. Adèle Kindt, who had already lived in Schaerbeek since the 1850s, died here in 1884.

Works (selection)

La révolution de 1830
(oil on canvas)

  • Portrait of Professor Auguste Baron (1826) in the Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België[1]
  • Egmont takes leave of his wife and presents a letter from Philip II to the Bishop of Ieper (1826)[2]
  • Scene from the life of Melanchthon
  • Elizabeth of England pronounces the death sentence on Mary Stuart
  • Flower Girl
  • Happier than a king

Literature

  • L. Alvin: Compte-Rendu du Salon d’Exposition de Bruxelles. J. P. Meline, Bruxelles 1836, pp. 61-66(Text Archive – Internet Archive).
  • Johannes Immerzeel jun.: De levens en werken der Hollandsche en Vlaamsche kunstschilders, beeldhouwers, graveurs en bouwmeesters: van het begin der vijftiende eeuw tot heden. Vol. 2. van Kesteren, Amsterdam 1843, p. 111(books.google.de with a picture of the artist).
  • Annuaire de l’Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts. Hayez, 1855, p. 267(books.google.de).
  • Kindt, Marie Adelaide. In: The artists of all times and peoples: or lives and works of the most famous builders, sculptors, painters, engravers, form cutters, lithographers, etc. from the earliest art epochs to the present : after the best sources bearb . volume 2: F-L. Ebner & Seubert, Stuttgart 1860, p. 485 (books.google.de).
  • Kindt, Adele. In: Hermann Alexander Müller: Biographisches Künstler-Lexikon. The most famous contemporaries in the field of fine arts of all countries with indication of their works. Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig 1882, p. 299(retrobibliothek.de digitalisat).
  • Kindt, Adele. In: Hans Wolfgang Singer (ed.): Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon. Life and work of the most famous visual artists. Prepared by Hermann Alexander Müller. 2. Volume. 5. unchanged edition. Literarische Verlagsanstalt Rütten & Loening, Frankfurt am Main 1921, p. 338 (TextArchive – Internet Archive).
  • Louis Hissette: Kindt, Marie Adelaïde. In: Hans Vollmer (ed.): Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Founded by Ulrich Thieme and Felix Becker. Volume 20: Kaufmann-Knilling . E. A. Seemann, Leipzig 1927, pp. 322-323
  • Alexia Creusen: Kindt, Marie-Adélaïde, dite Adèle. In: E. Gubin, C. Jacques, V. Piette, J. Puissant (eds.): Dictionnaire des femmes belges: XIXe et XXe siècles. Éditions Racin|e, Bruxelles 2006, ISBN 2-87386-434-6.

Web links

Commons: Adèle Kindt– Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. Digital copy: fine-arts-museum.be
  2. Lien Van de Woestyne: De representatie van de vrouw in de Oeuvres van de belgische Kunstenaressen uit de lange negentiende eeuw (1789-1914). Universiteit Gent Academiejaar 2010-2011, p. 73(lib.ugent.be PDF).