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Schönberg Rodolphe

Rodolphe Schönberg was a Belgian artist who was born in Brussels in 1901 and who died in Schaerbeek in 1944. He was a painter, watercolorist, draftsman, graphic artist and etcher. He was educated at the Academy in Brussels and later became a pupil of Kurt Peiser and Gerard Jacobs. He realized cityscapes, landscapes, river and harbor views and still lifes. His design was realistic. From 1923 he often worked in Zeeland and made trips on the Zeeland waters with his ship. He often stayed in Veere and managed to capture the atmosphere of this town beautifully in his works. The fishermen, the port, the inhabitants, the ships and the numerous monuments were his inspiration. He took part in an exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 1928 and was described by the art critic C. Veth as a 'peintre de race'. In 1930 he became a member of the Société belge des Peintres de la Mer. From the beginning of the Second World War he was active in the resistance and Temps Nouveaux. On June 22, 1941 he disappeared into illegality. As political secretary of Walloon Brabant under the name Grégoire, he was arrested by the Gestapo on 13 May 1944 and executed around July 1944. We can find his work in the Print Room in Brussels, among other places. He is mentioned in BAS I and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. (piron)