20th century Flemish artist
Opwijk, January 14, 1920 – Sint-Martens-Latem, May 17, 2005
His artistic education began at the Sint-Lucas academy in Ghent wth G. Hermans and Jos Verdegem, after which he attended Constant Permeke’s class at the Nationaal Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp. Afterwards he took a five-year private study lesson in a studio with the master off Ghent Jos Verdegem. After this driven training, he followed a special training in the Ecole du Louvre (archeology and restoration), after which he put this traning into practice, including in the studio of Van de Velde (Ghent) and in The Louvre with Prof. dr. Serulaz (Paris).