Frans Mortelmans 1865-1936



Frans Mortelmans, Virtuoos bloemenschilder 2009

Frans Mortelmans, Virtuoos bloemenschilder

Book of Art, richly illustrated work of reference about Antwerp painter
Frans Mortelmans
was released on September 24th 2009.
This book, 192 pages thick, contains a reasoned catalogue of 720 works.

Authors: Norbert Hostyn, Ivo Schiltz and Dirk Schiltz
Standaard Uitgeverij, Antwerpen, 2009 - ISBN 978 90 02 23529 0

This monography is a new publication of the hand of
Norbert Hostyn, ex-Curator Stedelijk Museum Oostende, and of
James Ensor studycenter.

  Written in Dutch, this Art Book contains :
  - Summary about the painting art in Antwerpen
  - Biography of Frans Mortelmans and Lodewijk Mortelmans
  - Reasoned catalogue
  - Reproduction of each of the 720 known works
  - French, English and German Summary

  - Sales price excl. shipment : 50,00 EURO

This Book of Art remains only available through our association
   Presentation of this exceptional evening at Campo & Campo Berchem :

We thank Standaard Uitgeverij for their input, without whom this edition wouldn't be realised.

Frans Mortelmans Virtuoos Bloemenschilder full cover



Frans Mortelmans - monography 2002

Catalog : FRANS MORTELMANS 1865-1936

Edition : Stichting Lodewijk Mortelmans vzw - 2002 Antwerp
commemoration of 50th anniversary of the death of Lodewijk Mortelmans

Written by Em. Prof. Dr. Guido Persoons, Emeritus Professor, Musicology, Catholic University of Leuven, President of the Royal Association for encouragement of Fine Arts,  Antwerp

A first attempt to study the work of Frans Mortelmans was the organisation in october 2002 of an exposition with a limited collection of his works at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.

54 pages containing full color pictures
ISBN 90-807425-1-1

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Content :
- Preface by Dr. Paul Huvenne, General Director of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp
- Introduced by Norbert Hostyn, Curator of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ostend
- A Synthese 'De Vlaamse toondichter Lodewijk Mortelmans' (The Flemisch composer L.M.)
  by Jan De Wilde, Coordinator Study Centre of Flemisch Music
- Themes : perspective, waterpainting, drawing formations at the Academy in Berchem and at the Royal Academy for
  Fine Arts in Antwerp, artistic cercles, De Scalden, ...

    Frans Mortelmans pag.28   Frans Mortelmans pag.20   Lodewijk Mortelmans pag.45   Frans Mortelmans 623



DICTIONAIRE VAN BLOEMENSCHILDERS   (Dictionary of Flowerpainters)

Bloemenschilders geboren tussen 1750 en 1880 (Flowerpainters born between 1750 and 1880)

Edited by : Berko - 1995


1994 : from 29 OCTOBER 1994 till 29 JANUARY 1995

Place : Museum of Fine Arts Oostende

1994 - Stilleven Oostende


from neo-classicism till post-impressionism

Catalog by Norbert Hostyn, curator

Cover illustration :
Frans Mortelmans, 'Stilleven met vliegenzwammen en herfstbladeren'

Catalog written in dutch



CLARTE - Left magazine with pacific-humanitary tendancy

Director: M. Herman Dons - Brussels

Magazine number of october 1939



1898 - Nos Artistes Anversois


Biographical Notes (Notices Biographiques) - by Gustave De Graef

Book edited by Theunis in Antwerp - 1898

This biographical book was written with the help of the Antwerp artists by the end of the 19th century.
Many of the described artists are mentionned as members of the artistic circle 'Cercle Artistique d'Anvers'.

French written book




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2009 - Exposition of Paintings by Frans Mortelmans

Frans Mortelmans - Virtuoos Bloemenschilder
About 40 paintings from various privat collections were exposed between 25th september and 3rd oktober 2009
with the kind support of art gallery 'Campo & Campo', in cooperation with 'brewery De Koninck' Gusto 1833
Virtuoos BloemenschilderAddress : Campo & Campo, Grote Steenweg 19 in 2600 Berchem-Antwerpen

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