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Pieter Gorus was a Belgian painter, born in Dendermonde in 1881 and died in Grembergen in 1941. After his secondary education, he went to Leuven to study mining engineering. After two years he broke off his studies as a mining engineer to start an art course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dendermonde. There he was taught by Jacques Rosseels, Isidore Meyers and Fernand Willaert. There he met Herman Broeckaert, with whom he explored the Scheldt landscape. He developed into a successful and qualitative landscape painter. He worked in a realistic and impressionistic style. Pieter Gorus also illustrated several books, including works by the writer Karel Van de Woestijne. In 1908 he was appointed teacher of line drawing at the Dendermonde academy. In the same period he also worked as an art teacher in the Dendermondse Boys' School. He gave up his work as a teacher in 1925 due to an eye ailment. He died in a car accident in 1941. (BT)