BELLEROCHE, ALBERT de (1864 - 1944), painter and lithographer

Name: Albert De Belleroche
Date of birth: 1864
Date of death: 1944
Spouse: Emilie Julie Belleroche (née Visseaux)
Gender: Male
Occupation: painter and lithographer
Area of activity: Art and Architecture
Author: Thomas Mardy Rees

Born 1864 at Swansea and brought up by his stepfather, W.H.V. Millbank. Sir Frank Brangwyn, his friend and staunch admirer of his work, bought for Brussels Museum the artist's ‘The Fortune Teller’. Belleroche presented to the National Museum of Wales a collection of his works, including a full-length portrait of his mother. He devised a method of detecting forged watermarks in 1915.

He died 14 July 1944, at Rustington, Sussex. He and his wife Emilie Julie Visseaux had 2 sons and a daughter.


Published date: 2001

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