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01/11/19

Fernand TOUSSAINT (1873-1956) ✿

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Fernand Toussaint (1873-1956) was a Belgian painter. He was born in Brussels in 1873 in a family of upper-middle class. When his parents discovered his talent in drawing they helped him ro develop it in full. He began studying art with Jean-François Portaels and at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts at the age of 15. At the age of eighteen he left for Paris to continue his studies there. He made his study under the well-known Belgian portraitist Alfred Stevens. He specialised in painting portraits of women, still lifes and city-scapes, in the Impressionist, Art nouveau, and Post-Impressionist styles.


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