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DELVILLE, Jean (1867 - 1953), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELVILLE, Jean (1867 - 1953), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 January 1867, in Louvain; died 1953, in Brussels.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer. Figure compositions, figures. Murals.


Jean Delville was a pupil of Portaels at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He began exhibiting with the group Flight (L'Essor). In 1892 he was one of the founders of the artistic circle

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