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Degouve de Nuncques, Williamlocked

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 February 1867, in Monthermé (Ardennes), France; died 1 March 1935, in Stavelot.

Painter, pastellist, lithographer, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes.

Symbolism.

William Degouve de Nuncques initially pursued a career in music. In painting he was self-taught but nonetheless came under the influence of the Symbolist painter Jan Toorop, with whom he formed a close friendship from 1883, and Henri de Groux. From 1890 he exhibited in Paris at the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and made the acquaintance of Rodin, Puvis de Chavannes and Maurice Denis, who encouraged him. In 1894 he became a member of the ...

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