"Guillaume Edeline. "immortals". 1940s. Oil On Canvas."Original stucco wood frame. Dimensions, 70 x 62 cm.
Oil on canvas, dimensions, 60 x 50 cm. Signed Edeline and titled on the back "Immortelles".
Guillaume Edeline born in 1902 in Namur (Belgium) died in 1987 in Chairière (France).
Belgian painter of landscapes, portraits, still lifes and flowers, watercolourist, engraver.
Student at the Saint-Josse-ten-Noode Academy (1921 to 1929), drawing with H. Ottevaere and sculpture with G. Fontaine; at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels he took the courses of A. Bastien (1928-1929).
Drawing teacher in the Athenaeums of Chimay, Ixelles and Bouillon.
At the L'Art libre circle in Brussels, he met C. Counhaye, H. Wolvens, M. Howet and A. Raty; he is a member of the Luxembourg Academy.
From 1934, very many personal and collective exhibitions in Belgium and abroad: Vienna (1937), Budapest (1938), The Hague (1949) ...
He travels to Italy (1949 and 1956) and passes the winter 1969-1970 in the South of France as evidenced by many watercolors. Flemish expressionism and French cubism influence its landscapes (valley of the Meuse, Semois ...), its views of cities (Bouillon, Neufchâteau ...), very architectural; R. Brucher describes his art as "expressionist constructivism".