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ID: 500054682
 
Record Type: Person
Geefs, Guillaume (Belgian sculptor, 1805-1883)

Note: Renowned Belgian sculptor. He was the eldest member of a family of sculptors. To satisfy the demand of official and private commissions, Geefs set up a factory, employing his brothers and other artists. Among those who studied in his studio were Pierre Puyenbroeck, Léopold Wiener, Félix Bouré, and Paul Bouré.

Names:
Geefs, Guillaume (preferred,V,index)
Guillaume Geefs (V,display)
Geefs, Willem (V,LC)
Geefs, G. (V)
Geefs, W. (V)
Geefs, William (V)
William Geefs (V)

Nationalities:
Belgian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
portraitist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Antwerp (Antwerpen province, Flanders, Belgium) (inhabited place)
Died:  Brussels (Bruxelles region, Belgium) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Geefs, Joseph  
..................  (Belgian sculptor, 1808-1885) [500054683]
spouse of ....  Geefs, Fanny  
................  (Belgian artist, 1807-1883) [500054684]
student of ....  Ramey, Etienne  
..................  (French sculptor, 1796-1852) [500102542]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Geefs, Guillaume (I)

Biographies:
(Belgian sculptor, 1805-1883) ..... [GRLPSC Preferred]
(Belgian sculptor, 1805-1883) ..... [Grove Art]
(Belgian sculptor) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Belgian sculptor) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Belgian sculptor) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Belgian sculptor) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Geefs, G. ........ [CL-Courtauld]
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
Geefs, Guillaume ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRLPSC, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 Apr 2003
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
..................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Geefs, W. ........ [CL-Courtauld]
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
Geefs, Willem ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, VP]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no2011140515; accessed 23 January 2012
............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Geefs, William ........ [CL-Courtauld]
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Guillaume Geefs ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
William Geefs ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 Apr 2003
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 Apr 2003
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