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James Ensor (Oostende 1860 - Oostende 1949)


Maison du Boulevard Anspach

Lot-No. 165

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €


1888, drypoint/japan, 13 x 8,5 cm, lo. ri. autographed James Ensor, framed under glass, in the plate sign. a. dat. 88, uninspected out of frame. - Cat. rais.: Tavernier 20. - In the winter 1887/88 Ensor lived in Brussels on the Boulevard Anspach. - Belgian painter, draughtsman, graphic artist, writer a. composer, studied in 1876 at the Ostende academy, since 1877 at the Brussels academy where he met among others F. Khnopff, in 1883 he was co-founder of the artis"s group "Les XX", since 1886 he began creating graphic works. Initially treated with hostility for his style a. his predilection for the grotesque he gained acceptance since the late 1880s, today he is considered to be one of the most groundbreaking painters of the late 19th cent. - Mus.: Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam, New York, Chicago, Hannover, Madrid a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker a. others.

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James Ensor: Maison du Boulevard Anspach


James Ensor (Oostende 1860 - Oostende 1949)

Maison du Boulevard Anspach

Lot-No. 165

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €

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1888, drypoint/japan, 13 x 8,5 cm, lo. ri. autographed James Ensor, framed under glass, in the plate sign. a. dat. 88, uninspected out of frame. - Cat. rais.: Tavernier 20. - In the winter 1887/88 Ensor lived in Brussels on the Boulevard Anspach. - Belgian painter, draughtsman, graphic artist, writer a. composer, studied in 1876 at the Ostende academy, since 1877 at the Brussels academy where he met among others F. Khnopff, in 1883 he was co-founder of the artis"s group "Les XX", since 1886 he began creating graphic works. Initially treated with hostility for his style a. his predilection for the grotesque he gained acceptance since the late 1880s, today he is considered to be one of the most groundbreaking painters of the late 19th cent. - Mus.: Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam, New York, Chicago, Hannover, Madrid a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker a. others.

Maison du Boulevard Anspach