Van Luppen, Joseph (1834-1891)

Van Luppen, Joseph (1834-1891)
Van Luppen, Joseph (1834-1891)

Joseph Van Luppen was an accomplished Belgian painter of landscapes, often imbued with a sense of grandeur and traditional romanticism. He trained at the Antwerp Art Academy under Jacob Jacobs (1812–1879) and later in Paris under the eminent Barbizon School painter, Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867).

His works are held in numerous public collections including the Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium, the V&A, and the National Museum in Cardiff.


Salon in Kortrijk, Exhibition of Living Masters in The Hague, Cercle Artistique et Littéraire in Brussels.

Public Collections

Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium, V&A, Museum of Fine Art Ghent, National Museum Cardiff, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Museum of Ixelles in Brussels, Kortrijk Museum, Leuven Museum.



Born in Antwerp, Belgium.

Studied at the Antwerp Art Academy under the landscape painter Jacob Jacobs (1812–1879).

Studied under Frans Lamorinière (1828-1911).

Studied under Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867) in Paris.

Married Catherine Van Luppen (nee Herlé).


Shown at the Royal Academy in London, 'Morning; the colombier of the ravine of Failmagne, Ardennes’. Address recorded as Old Bond Street, London.


Appointed as lecturer in landscape painting at the Antwerp Academy.


Died in Antwerp, Belgium.

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