James Ensor, Pioneer of Modern European Art
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James Ensor, Pioneer of Modern European Art

(Lydia M.A. Schoonbaert ) The Low Countries - 1994, № 2, pp. 156-167

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James Ensor (1860-1949), the Ostend ‘prince of painters', was a European painter of considerable stature and along with Gauguin, Van Gogh and Munch a pioneer of modern European art. He left behind an oeuvre of paintings, drawings and etchings which in their modern expressiveness are proof of his brilliant creative powers and almost unlimited technical ability in spite of the lack of positive critical feedback in his time and age.

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