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Beun Leopold

Leopold Beun was a Belgian artist who was born in Poperinge in 1881 and died there in 1949. He was a painter. Training at the Academy in Poperinge. Lived a period as a hermit, but finally settled back in Poperinge. Mainly painted landscapes. Founder and first chairman of the Hoppeland Circle. Was also a member of "de Ieperse Kunstkring" in Ypres. Participated in, among other things, the exhibition of his Circle in 1939. From the press about this exhibition: ”The famous painter gives us to admire his beautiful landscapes. Landscapes under cloud forces or stormy nature that creates captivating effects. Excellent work that is his own and that leaves the best impression”. Mentioned in the Lexicon of West Flemish visual artists VII, in Two centuries signatures of Belgian artists. Source: Piron