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date: 15 August 2020

Tytgat, Edgard or Tijtgatlocked


Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 28 April 1879, in Brussels; died January 1957, in Brussels.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator. Scenes with figures, mythological subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes. Designs for tapestries.

Brabant Fauvism.

Tytgat worked in his father's lithographic studio as a child. In 1897, he moved on to attend evening classes at the academy in Brussels. He spent World War I in London, returning afterwards to settle in Woluwe-St-Lambert in 1924. He was associated generally with the informal grouping of the Brabant Fauves....

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