Undergoing ascending his mother, Paul Delvaux is high in fear of the female world.
After studies with the royal Academy of the Art schools of Brussels, it carries out tables post- impressionist, then influenced expressionnists, in particular, by James Ensor. However, with each change of inspiration, Paul Delvaux destroys his tables (1920-24).
It is by discovering a table of Giorgio De Chirico “ Mélancolie and mystery of a street ”, that Delvaux with the " révélation" Surrealism (1934). Without never adhering to the movement, it starts, with “ Femmes out of lace ”, a series of works of a unit so major that any of its tables is recognized with the first glance. It exposes its works to the exposure of surrealist of Paris in 1938.
Its very characteristic painting is made painted fixed landscapes in a hyper-realistic way where evolve/move of the nude women, of young beautiful young men. Another favorite universe of Paul Delvaux is the railroad (“ Trains of the evening ”). It was even named Leuwen-the-New station master to .
Paul Delvaux received a favor peerage-book of the king of the Belgians but it did not take action pursuant to it.
- the Museum Spitzner (1943)
- Pygmalion (1939)
- Night (1939)
- the Mirage (1967), sold 758.400 € in September 2004.
- the Vestals (1972), sold 533.280 € in September 2004.
- Site of the Foundation Paul Delvaux
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