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date: 22 October 2019

Counhaye, Charleslocked

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 7 January 1884, in Verviers; died 1971, in Brussels.

Painter, draughtsman.

Brabant Fauvism.

Counhaye began his studies at the art school in Verviers and then entered the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He exhibited for the first time in 1914 at the 'Salon des Bleus' and from 1916 onwards featured in the Salon des Artistes Indépendants in Paris. On his return to Belgium, he executed various works such as tapestries, mosaics and stained glass windows. He exhibited in Belgium and also in New York in 1961. A fine draughtsman, he excelled in the technique of the Indian ink wash, portraying piteous nudes and affecting scenes. He also produced monumental works such as stained glass windows and tapestries. He was a professor at the academy at La Cambre....

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