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PEETERS, Jozef (1895 - 1960), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEETERS, Jozef (1895 - 1960), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Antwerp; died 1960, in Antwerp.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator, poster artist, designer.

Jozef Peeters attended the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp until 1913. From 1919 to 1926 he organised congresses of modern art and defended what he called 'pure plasticity', arguably a form of geometric abstraction. In the early 1920s he stayed in

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