Painting, Visual Artist
1845 – 1921
Who was Xavier Mellery?
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.
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- Aug 9, 1845
- Feb 4, 1921
on July 23, 2013
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