Fine Art Presentations

 An e.Gallery for Artists
Delvaux, Paul [Belgian, 1897-1994] 

Artists

Nationality

Collections

Movements

Centuries

Home

Index

Search

Contact

About

 Navigate: Home → Site index  → Delvaux Paul  [Link Partners]  [Help]    Help support the e.Gallery!   

Delvaux, Paul [Belgian, 1897-1994]


[ 20th Century Artists | Surrealist Artists ]
portrait

Paul Delvaux was born on September 23, 1897, in Antheit, Belgium. At the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels he studied architecture from 1916 to 1917 and decorative painting from 1918 to 1919. During the early 1920s he was influenced by James Ensor and Gustave De Smet. In 1936 Delvaux shared an exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels with René Magritte, a fellow member of the Belgian group Les Compagnons de l’Art.

Delvaux was given solo exhibitions in 1938 at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, and the London Gallery, the latter organized by E. L. T. Mesens and Roland Penrose. That same year he participated in the Exposition internationale du surréalisme at the Galerie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, organized by André Breton and Paul Eluard, and an exhibition of the same title at the Galerie Robert in Amsterdam. The artist visited Italy in 1938 and 1939. His first retrospective was held at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels in 1944–45. Delvaux executed stage designs for Jean Genet’s Adame Miroire in 1947 and collaborated with Eluard on the book Poèmes, peintures et dessins, published in Geneva and Paris the next year. After a brief sojourn in France in 1949, the following year he was appointed professor at the Ecole Supérieure d’Art et d’Architecture in Brussels, a position he retained until 1962. From the early 1950s he executed a number of mural commissions in Belgium. About the middle of the decade Delvaux settled in Boitsfort, and in 1956 he traveled to Greece.

From 1965 to 1966 Delvaux served as president and director of the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts of Belgium, and about this time he produced his first lithographs. Retrospectives of his work were held at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille in 1965, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1969, and at the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen in Rotterdam in 1973. Also in 1973 he was awarded the Rembrandt Prize of the Johann Wolfgang Stiftung. A Delvaux retrospective was shown at the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo and the National Museum of Modern Art of Kyoto in 1975. In 1977 he became an associate member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts of France.

Delvaux died in Veurne, Belgium, on July 20, 1994.


  Delvaux, Paul [Belgian, 1897-1994]

bLog Link

More info from ArtCyclopedia 



No Galleries
Previous Level Top Level

Click here to purchase related items. from Amazon.com.

(34 Images, Page 1 of 3)
PAGE 
   
Size: 83 KB [thumbnail of pygmalion.jpg]
Dims: 640 x 499
Type: JPG
File: pygmalion.jpg
Title: Pygmalion
Size: 52 KB [thumbnail of voix_publique.jpg]
Dims: 640 x 384
Type: JPG
File: voix_publique.jpg
Title: The Public Voice
Size: 62 KB [thumbnail of jeunnes_femmes.jpg]
Dims: 527 x 600
Type: JPG
File: jeunnes_femmes.jpg
Title: Dream girl
Size: 96 KB [thumbnail of awakenin.jpg]
Dims: 813 x 607
Type: JPG
File: awakenin.jpg
Title: The Awakening of the Forest
Size: 121 KB [thumbnail of squelette.jpg]
Dims: 640 x 454
Type: JPG
File: squelette.jpg
Title: Winter. Skeleton in a greenhouse
Size: 83 KB [thumbnail of del2.jpg]
Dims: 530 x 614
Type: JPG
File: del2.jpg
Title: At the Door
  
Size: 49 KB [thumbnail of del5.jpg]
Dims: 464 x 406
Type: JPG
File: del5.jpg
Title: The Phases of the Moon
Size: 45 KB [thumbnail of nocturnes.jpg]
Dims: 640 x 438
Type: JPG
File: nocturnes.jpg
Title: Nocturnes
Size: 110 KB [thumbnail of delvaux2.jpg]
Dims: Unknown
Type: Other
File: delvaux2.jpg
Title: Nymphs Bathing
Size: 188 KB [thumbnail of venus.jpg]
Dims: 968 x 844
Type: JPG
File: venus.jpg
Title: Sleeping Venus
Size: 41 KB [thumbnail of del12.jpg]
Dims: 546 x 344
Type: JPG
File: del12.jpg
Title: Wise Virgins
Size: 59 KB [thumbnail of pink_bow.jpg]
Dims: 701 x 567
Type: JPG
File: pink_bow.jpg
Title: Pink Bow
Size: 49 KB [thumbnail of train_soir.jpg]
Dims: 640 x 407
Type: JPG
File: train_soir.jpg
Title: Train in Evening
Size: 42 KB [thumbnail of _delguy.jpg]
Dims: 420 x 242
Type: JPG
File: _delguy.jpg
Title: Eight Thumbnail Images
Size: 58 KB [thumbnail of del.jpg]
Dims: 544 x 376
Type: JPG
File: del.jpg
Title: Ecce Homo
(34 Images, Page 1 of 3)
PAGE     
Powell's Books Ad
Image 9781855841697.jpgWhitsun and Ascension: An Introductory ...Image 9783772512377.jpgEurythmieImage 9783825177157.jpgAus Leid Wächst Neue LebenskraftImage 9783727426902.jpgRitualtexte Für Die Feiern Des Freien ...

Some Fine Print: All images, pictures, etc. contained here are gleaned from Usenet, or some other public access archive. We believe all entries to be in the public domain and, therefore, are without restriction for personal use. Should you want to use any image on this site for commercial purposes, you will need to consult with a competent attorney to determine your rights. If you see errors or omissions (e.g., missing artists, artist not cross-referenced by century or ethnicity), or if you own the copyright to an image displayed here, please contact us.


 Fine Art Presentations v1.6a
 Copyright 1990-2022 The e.Lib, Inc. 
6431851 total hits since Tuesday February 8th. 1158 hits today.
Page was last updated on Tuesday October 04, 2022 at 00:39:21.
Powered by Thinking! [Valid RSS]
Donations