François-Joseph Navez / Portrait of the Gaspard Moeremans Family / 1831 - 1833François-Joseph Navez
Portrait of the Gaspard Moeremans Family
1831 - 1833

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Creator Name: Navez, Fran├žois-Joseph
Creator Nationality: European; Belgian
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1787 - 1869
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Fran├žois-Joseph Navez
Title: Portrait of the Gaspard Moeremans Family
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1831
Creation End Date: 1833
Creation Date: 1831 - 1833
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: oil on panel
Materials and Techniques: oil on panel
Dimensions: H.88 x W.64-1/4 in.
Inscriptions: SIGNATURE; DATE
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 91.35
Credit Line: The John R. Van Derlip Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler, the Estate of Margaret Skoglund, Mrs. W. E. Ludwick, and other Donors, by Exchange

Gaspard Moeremans was a successful Belgian banker. When Navez painted this portrait in 1831, Moereman's wife, Marie Matthieu, was pregnant. The artist left a space in his composition and added the infant son later. He dated the picture for a second time on the hem of the baby's dress.

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AMICA ID: MIA_.91.35
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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