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CLAYS, Paul Jean (1819 - 1900), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAYS, Paul Jean (1819 - 1900), Painter

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 27 November 1819, in Bruges; died 1900, in Brussels.

Painter. Genre scenes, seascapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Paul Jean Clays ran away from his boarding school at Boulogne-sur-Mer to become a cabin boy on a boat trading between France and England. At home again in Bruges, he took up painting, naturally preferring marine subjects. He studied in Paris with Horace

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