Portrait painter and founder of the Aachen Academy of Arts brief biography of the artist Johann Baptist Joseph Bastine. Johann Baptist Joseph Bastine Thursday, the 13th may 1783 in Leuven is born and dies Sunday, January 14, 1844, in Aachen, Germany. He is a Flemish painter and founder of the Aachen School of character (1811-1844). Johann Baptist Joseph Bastine is the first teacher Alfred Rethels. Bastine receives his education on the Leuven Academy of fine arts in her head the David student Professor Gitz and from 1804 in Paris with Jacques Louis David. “Drawing school he marries the Flamin Theresia van Vlasselaer and establishes to a small Academy in 1811 in Aachen his punctuation,” emerged with a focus on portraiture. Bastines study sheets from his time in Paris, and he even modelled sculptures serve as illustrative material. Also giving drawing lessons from 1814 to 1844 at the Kaiser-Karls-gymnasium from Aachen.
His self-made replicas of Antique sculptures and its value setting on the His character students on a contemporary level bring nature study. He considered history, portraits, landscape painter and Modeler. At the beginning of his time in Aachen only Johann Ferdinand Jansen (historical and landscape painter) and Aegidius Johann Peter Joseph involved Scheuren in Aachen. In 1843, yet the portrait painter Eduard Johann Nikolaus ISTAS, Johann Caspar Nepomuk exist alongside Bastine Scheuren and Professor Carl Schmid and his student Heinrich Franz Carl Billotte, Louis Schleiden, Aloys Hubert Michael Venth and Friedrich Thomas. Among his pupils, Johann Peter Gotting emerge as a history painter and sculptor, August Adolf Chauvin as Director of the Academy of art in Liege and Peter Ludwig Kuhnen as a landscape painter. The most famous eleve by Johann Baptist Joseph Bastine is the German Romantic painter Alfred Rethel.