in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 329 words.
(b Vive-Saint-Eloi, Sept 27, 1849; d Astène, June 5, 1924).
Belgian painter. He had various menial jobs before the composer Peter Benoît persuaded his father to let him study at...