Woestijne, Gustave van de

BORN 2 Aug 1881, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen - DIED 21 Apr 1947, Brussel: Ukkel
GRAVE LOCATION Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen: Campo Santo, Sint Amandsberg (plein A, rij 17, nr 40)

Gustave van de Woestijne was educated at the Academy in Ghent. In 1900 he moved to Sint-Martens-Latem together with his brother, the poet Karel van de Woestijne. He became one the best known painters of the Latem School.

During the First World War he lived in Great-Britain. In 1921 he returned to Belgium, where he became a teacher at Mechelen, Antwerp and Brussels.

he was religiously inspired and his early work was close to symbolism. Later he found a more expressionist style.

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The grave of Karel and Gustav van de Woestijne at the Campo Santo, Gent.
Picture by Androom (06 Jul 2007)


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Published: 09 Sep 2007
Last update: 02 Feb 2022