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Louis Haghe
Nationality: 
british (b.belgium)
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1806
Birth Place: 
Tournai, Belgium
Death Date: 
1885
Death Place: 
Stockwell, England
Born at Tournai in 1806. Came to England while still a young man, was elected one of the foundation members of the New Society of Painters in Water-colours, and made his debut at their exhibition in 1835. He was a partner in the well-known lithographic establishment of Day & Haghe. Among his best-known publications was "A Portfolio of Sketches in Belgium, Germany, etc." in three vols., London, 1840-50. He died at Stockwell on March 9, 1885. (From Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, vol III). See also Friedman, Joan M. Color Printing in England, (New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, 1978) for a discussion of Haghe's work as a reproductive lithographer.