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Alfred Stevens | Academic Classical painter

Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (11 May 1823 - 24 August 1906) was a Belgian painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women.
After gaining attention early in his career with a social realist painting depicting the plight of poor vagrants, he achieved great critical and popular success with his scenes of upper-middle class Parisian life.
In their realistic style and careful finish, his works reveal the influence of 17th-century Dutch genre painting.

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Gustave de Jonghe (1829-1893)

Gustave Léonard de Jonghe, Gustave Léonard De Jonghe or Gustave de Jonghe (4 February 1829 – 28 January 1893) was a Flemish/ Belgian painter known for his glamorous society portraits and genre scenes. After training in Brussels, he started out as a painter of historical and religious subjects in a Realist style. After moving to Paris where he spent most of his active career, he became successful with his scenes of glamorous women in richly decorated interiors.


Gustave Léonard de Jonghe was born in Kortrijk as the son of the prominent landscape painter Jan Baptiste de Jonghe.
He received his first art lessons from his father. He continued his studies in Brussels at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts where leading Belgian painter François-Joseph Navez was one of his teachers.
The history painter Louis Gallait was his close friend and mentor. When de Jonghe’s father died when he was only 15 years old, his native city granted him a scholarship.

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Paul Hagemans (1884-1959)

Born in Antwerp, Paul Hagemans was the son of the celebrated Belgian landscape painter Maurice Hagemans (1852-1917).
Hagemans received early artistic instruction from his father but at the age of fifteen enrolled at the Academy of Antwerp.
Here he was fortunate enough to be tutored by one of the most important landscape painters of nineteenth century Belgium, Isidore Verheyden as well as receiving classes in figure painting from Herman Richir.

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Levina Teerlinc (1510-1576) | Renaissance miniaturist

Levina Teerlinc was a Flemish Renaissance miniaturist who served as a painter to the English court of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I.
She was the most important miniaturist at the English court between Hans Holbein the Younger and Nicholas Hilliard.
Her father, Simon Bening was a renowned book illuminator and miniature painter of the Ghent-Bruges school and probably trained her as a manuscript painter. She may have worked in her father's workshop before her marriage.

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Léon de Smet (1881-1966) Pointillist painter

Léon de Smet was a Flemish painter🎨 and the younger brother of painter Gustave de Smet (1877-1943), also a renowned painter.
He was born in Ghent, Belgium and received his artistic training at the Royal Academy of Art.
Together with his brother, he belonged to the so-called "Sint-Martens-Latem painters", a group of artists who were active around the area of the same name.

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Pol Ledent, 1952 | Abstract painter

Belgian painter🎨 Pol Ledent, self-taught painter, was born in Wallonie, french speaking part of Belgium.
He came to painting in 1989. He started with watercolor but felt rapidly that oil painting would make him progress more efficient in his search for light.
After a few years, because he was disappointed by the fact that he didn't succeed in painting good watercolors, he went to work again.

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Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946) | Symbolist painter

Léon Spilliaert, also Leon Spilliaert, was a Belgian🎨 symbolist painter and graphic artist.
Spilliaert was born in Ostend, the oldest of seven children of Léonard-Hubert Spilliaert, a perfumer, and his wife Léonie (née Jonckheere).
From childhood, he displayed an interest in art and drawing. A prolific doodler and autodidact, he was predominantly a self-taught artist.

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Pedro Salinas / Jean Delville | Sospingimi.. / Empújame..

Sospingimi, lanciami
da te, dalle tue guance,
come da isole di corallo,
a navigare, ad andare lontano
per cercarti, a cercare
fuori di te ciò che possiedi,
ciò che non mi vuoi dare.

Per rimanere sola,
inventami foreste vergini
con alberi di metallo

Jean Delville 1867-1953 - Belgian Symbolist painter
Jean Delville (Belgian Symbolist painter, 1867-1953)