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FRANS VAN MONTFORT (1889-1980)

1889 to 1980, Belgium

Le Lilas Blanc

Oil on canvas,

Signed, inscribed and dated 1920

149.50 x 109.00 cm    58.86 x 42.91 inches

Literature
Franz van Montfort – Paul Caso
Arto Dictionnaire Biographique Arts Plastiques en Belgique
Dictionnaire des Artistes Plasticiens de Belgique des XIXe et XXe Siecles - Paul Piron
Dictionnaire des Peintres – E Benezit


Franz van Montfort was born in Saint-Joseph-ten-Node in 1889 and from 1905 to 1912 did his artistic training at L’Académie de Bruxelles. He studied under the important Symbolist painter Fernand Khnopff, Emile Fabry, and Jean Delville who were also Symbolists, Guillaume van Strydonck who was one of the pre-cursors of Luminism, Herman Richir and Constant Montald who was a muralist and Professo...
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