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Willy Herman Schlobach, 1864-1951

Nationality: Belgian
Date of Birth: 1864.08.27
Place of Birth: Brussels
Date of Death: 1951
Place of Death: Nonnenhorn


Willy Schlobach was a Neo-Impressionist landscape, architectural, portrait and still life painter.


Schlobach studied at the Academy in Brussels and in Gand. He was active in England between 1884 and 1910, exhibiting at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London. He was a founding member of the Belgian exhibition society Les XX, with whom JW was invited to exhibit (#05495).


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