Van Acker, Flori

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Van Acker, Flori Gender: M
Florimond Arthur Joseph Marie v. Acker
born on 16 April 1858 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Bruges, Belgium, 51n13, 3e14
Timezone LMT m3e14 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 26°33' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°24 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 19°03'

Flori Van Acker (Self-portrait)


Belgian neo-romantic and impressionist painter, engraver, stamp designer and director of the Academy of Bruges. Van Acker was a painter of Bruges cityscapes and popular neighborhoods, landscapes, genre scenes, the life of the fisherman, historical scenes religious works and portraits. He was a very prolific designer of posters. As an amateur photographer, he was an active member of Bruges' Cercle Photographique.

His students included the modernist painter Jose Storie and his nephew Alfred Joseph Auguste van Neste.

He died on 14 March 1940 in Bruges, aged 81.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Toorop, Jan (born 20 December 1858)
  • (has as) student relationship with Storie, José (born 2 April 1899)
  • (has as) student relationship with Van Neste, Alfred (born 4 March 1874). Notes: Acker was Neste's uncle


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate no. 468 from the online Bruges municipal archives: "om negen uren s' avonds" (at nine o'clock in the evening).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Stamp designer)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher