Paul Delvaux

1897–1994

Paul Delvaux, ‘Sleeping Venus’ 1944
Sleeping Venus 1944
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Paul Delvaux (French: [dɛlvo]; 23 September 1897 – 20 July 1994) was a Belgian painter noted for his dream-like scenes of women, classical architecture, trains and train stations, and skeletons, often in combination. He is often considered a surrealist, although he only briefly identified with the Surrealist movement. He was influenced by the works of Giorgio de Chirico.

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