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Juliaan Severin was a Belgian artist born in 1888 in Borgerhout and died in Kruibeke in 1975. He was a painter, etcher, crayon painter and printmaker. Training in the regency of Germanic languages ​​in Ghent, meanwhile artistic training at the Academy in Antwerp. Maintained close contacts with the etcher Raymond De la Haye from Lier, was influenced by Verstraeten and came into contact with C. Monet in Paris during the First World War. After the armistice he became one of the inspirers and secretary of AKOS, the Antwerp Art Circle of Old Warriors. His etchings were important. Already around 1914 he made his debut as an illustrator of Raf Verhulst's books. As a painter he realized, among other things, (heather) landscapes, farm views, figures, still lifes with flowers, fruits, fish. As an etcher he found inspiration in old Antwerp city corners, in beguinages in Lier, Diest and Aalst. Traveled to Brittany, Normandy, the South of France and found inspiration in the ports, the landscapes. From the press: “From an art-historical perspective, Severin can be categorized as Post-Impressionism: his aim was to portray light and mood, without strongly distorted expression or social or symbolic tension. He made his best works during the First World War, when he was leader of a re-education center for disabled soldiers behind the front and after the war as a member of the Antwerp Artists-Veterans. He mainly became known for his etchings, in which he recorded picturesque old city quarters, beguinages and church towers and sang the praises of the Waasland, where he had resided since 1940.” Some etching folders: In Southern Provence (1919), Breton landscapes (1923), Quiet corners from Old Antwerp (1924), Civitas Marialis Antverpiensis (1939), Om de Ossenmarkt (1957), In the Harz Mountains and Vornbach (1966). Work in the Print Rooms in Brussels and Antwerp, in the Museums in Sint-Niklaas and Antwerp. Mentioned in CRICK, BAS I and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. Source: Paul Piron, The Belgian visual artists from the 19th to the 21st century
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