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Belgische schilder Joseph Desimpel

Desimpel Joseph

Joseph Desimpel was a Belgian artist who was born in Roeselare in 1927 and who died in Torhout in 2017. He was a painter. Pupil of Alidor Bouquet and Alfons Blomme. Subsequently, further training at the Academy in Roeselare under the direction of J. Seaux and at the Academy in Antwerp under the direction of Debruyne, Opsomer and Creytens. Loved a monumental appearance and leaned towards expressionism. Designed the mosaics in the Municipal Swimming Pool and the Sports Field in Roeselare. Was drawing teacher at the Academy in Roeselare (1955-1992) and at the VTS in Izegem. Listed in the Lexicon of West Flemish visual artists. Source: Piron

Often signed with “desimple”. Source: nl.wikepedia.org