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KHNOPFF Fernand
KITSLAAR Hans
KLEE Paul
KOLLWITZ Kathe
KOONING (De) Willem
KRAMER Mireille
Fernand KHNOPFF
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Belgium
1858 - 1921
Symbolism
KHNOPFF Fernand

PAINTER, SCULPTOR, GRAPHICAL ARTIST, THEORIST (BELGIUM)
BORN 12 Sep 1858, Grembergen (near Dendermonde) - DIED 12 Nov 1921, Brussel
GRAVE LOCATION Brussel: Begraafplaats Laken


Khnopff grew up in Brugge (Bruges) and after a short period at the Brussels Law School he studied under F.X. Mellory at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. In 1877 he visited Paris and saw the paintings of Delacroix, Moreau, Rossetti and Burne-Jones. These painters influenced his style and he became an important painter in the symbolist movement.

In 1883 he co-founded the Groupe des XX (The Group of Twenty). His work enjoyed critical acclaim in the press and in 1892 he was one of the 60 artists that exhibited at the first Salon de la Rose+Croix at the Durant-Ruel Gallery, rue Lepelletier, Paris. This was not entirely to the liking of several members of his "XX", who didn't care for Joséphin Péladan, the organizing writer who claimed to be a descendant of the last king of Babylon.

Women shown as sphinxes or chimeras were recurring themes in Khnopff's work. He frequently used literature or poetry for inspiration. "I Lock my Door upon m ...

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