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Devreese Godefroid (1861-1941)  (Art.-No.: 9942 ) 

ALS, 4x7 and unsigned calling card 
 
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Godefroid Devreese (born in Courtrai/Belgium in 1861) first studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in his hometown. At the age of 15, Devreese executed his first sculptures in his father's studio, who was a well-known sculptor. Later he went on to study at the Academy in Brussels under Van der Strappen and Simonis. In 1885 Devreese competed for the Prix de Rome for which he received a second prize award. In 1889 he obtained the First Prize of the 'Concours triennal' at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels and was awarded a gold medal at the Cologne Exposition. Devreese exhibited regularly at the Salon of the Nationale des Beaux-arts in Paris from 1895. 
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 Devreese Godefroid (1861-1941)