Alphonse Groothaert is born in Antwerp on 11 March 1860. One of his teachers on the Royal Academy in Ghent was Pauli.
For more info about this architect (only in French, but very well done!), click here.
Picture by Johan Mares (@Belgiumview)
Keywords:Church, Neo-gothic, Norman (Romanesque), cross ribvaulting, diagonal rib vault, pulpit, verticalising effect, mosaic, mausoleum, scutcheon, armorial bearings, coat of arms, clustered column, crypt, statue (as an ornament), triforium, doorway (porch), organ, baptismal font, polychromy, foliage capital, painting, capital, marble, baldachin (canopy), choir, chancel, dome-shaped roof, vault, spire, tympanum, cone, confessional, Gaspar de Craeyer, Joseph Poelaert, Koning Leopold I, Joseph Cardijn, P. Schyven, Koning Leopold II, Alphonse Groothaert, Koning Boudewijn I, Koning Leopold III, von Schmidt, Patrick Colon
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