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Fernand Khnopff I Lock my Door upon Myself (mk20) oil painting


I Lock my Door upon Myself (mk20)
Painting ID::  22464
Fernand Khnopff
I Lock my Door upon Myself (mk20)
1891 Oil on canvas,72 x 140 cm Neue Pinakothek,Munich

   
   
     

Fernand Khnopff Self-Portrait oil painting


Self-Portrait
Painting ID::  27120
Fernand Khnopff
Self-Portrait
mk52 1918 Pastel on paper 64x41cm Uffizi,Florence

   
   
     

Fernand Khnopff Self-Portrait oil painting


Self-Portrait
Painting ID::  30882
Fernand Khnopff
Self-Portrait
mk68 Oil on canvas Florence,Uffizi 1899 Belgium

   
   
     

Fernand Khnopff I Lock my Door upon Myself oil painting


I Lock my Door upon Myself
Painting ID::  34006
Fernand Khnopff
I Lock my Door upon Myself
mk87 1891 Oil on canvas 72x140cm Munich,Bayerische Staatsgemalde Sammlungen,Neue Pinakothek

   
   
     

Fernand Khnopff Listingto Music by Schumann oil painting


Listingto Music by Schumann
Painting ID::  34914
Fernand Khnopff
Listingto Music by Schumann
mk98

   
   
     

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     Fernand Khnopff
     1858-1921 Belgian Fernand Khnopff Gallery Fernand Khnopff was born to a wealthy family that was part of the high bourgeoisie for generations. Khnopff's ancestors had lived in Flanders since the early 17th-century but were of Austrian and Portuguese descent. Most male members of his family had been lawyers or judges, and young Fernand was destined for a juridical career. In his early childhood (1859-1864) he lived in Bruges where his father was appointed Substitut Du Procureur Du Roi. His childhood memories of the medieval city of Bruges would play a significant role in his later work. In 1864 the family moved to Brussels. To please his parents he went to law school at the Free University of Brussels (now divided into the Universite Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel) when he was 18 years old. During this period he developed a passion for literature, discovering the works of Baudelaire, Flaubert, Leconte de Lisle and other mostly French authors. With his younger brother Georges Khnopff - also a passionate amateur of contemporary music and poetry - he started to frequent Jeune Belgique ("Young Belgium"), a group of young writers including Max Waller, Georges Rodenbach, Iwan Gilkin and Emile Verhaeren. Khnopff left University due to a lack of interest in his law studies and began to frequent the studio of Xavier Mellery, who made him familiar with the art of painting. On the 25th of October 1876 he enrolled for the Cours De Dessin Apres Nature ("course of drawing after nature") at the Academie Royale des Beaux-Arts en Bruxelles. At the Academie, his most famous fellow student was James Ensor, whom he disliked from the start. Between 1877 and 1880 Khnopff made several trips to Paris where he discovered the work of Delacroix, Ingres, Moreau and Stevens. At the Paris World Fair of 1878 he became acquainted with the oeuvre of Millais and Burne-Jones. During his last year at the Acad??mie in 1878-1879 he neglected his classes in Brussels and lived for a while in Passy, were he visited the Cours Libres of Jules Joseph Lefebvre at the Acad??mie Julian.

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