Schilderij kopen van Leo Spanoghe (Léon)

Spanoghe Leo (Léon)

Leo Spanoghe (Léon) was a Belgian artist who was born in 1874 in Dendermonde and who died in Ghent in 1955. He was a painter. Education at the Academy in Dendermonde led by the architectural engineer Clement Sterck, afterwards led by J. Rosseels and Is. Meyers. Realized landscapes, city and park views, Scheldt views with sloops. He fell under the spell of Vlassenbroek, where he settled in 1899. He provided shelter for, among others, H. Broeckaert. Later P. Gorus also joined the company. Stayed in England during World War I. Worked in an impressionistic style and in a broad, pasty touch. In his works, of course, influences from the Dendermondse School are noticeable, but also from E. Claus. Was a teacher at the Academy in Dendermonde from 1934 to 1940. Mentioned in BAS I and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. (piron)