Artist Birthday 14th June 1821, Jozef Lies
Jozef Lies, (Jozef Henri Hubert Lies) was born in Antwerp Belgium on 14th June 1821
From a poor family he worked hard to become one of the best Belgian Romantic painters of his time, jurying his military career he spent most of his time teaching the officers children how to paint.
He also was a great Draftsman and engrave.
Jozef suffered from TB and spent some time in Italy so he could recover, shortly after moving back to Antwerp he died of his illness on 3rd January 1865.