Last edited by Tojaramar
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | History

3 edition of Fernand Khnopff, 1858-1921 found in the catalog.

Fernand Khnopff, 1858-1921

Fernand Khnopff

Fernand Khnopff, 1858-1921

  • 132 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by BAI in Wommelgem .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[catalogue compilation and general coordination, Frederik Leen, together with Dominique Marechal and Sophie van Vliet].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22613425M
ISBN 109076704430

The analysis of the portrait is supported by a stunning array of related paintings, details, and technical photographs. His house in Brussels reminded his privileged visitors of des Esseintes and A Rebours. Fernand Khnopff —Secret-Reflectionpastel and crayon on paper, dimensions not known, Groeningemuseum, Bruges. Compare Khnopff's image with Rossetti's far more reserved Lady Lilithwhich is accompanied by a sonnet, "Body's Beauty.

The Athenaeum. Three rare orange lily flowers are shown in the foreground, and the blue eyes of the woman pierce through the viewer. This production was directed by the famous Max Reinhardt, and the sets evoking the gloomy streets of the mysterious city of Bruges where Khnopff had spent his early childhood, were much appreciated by the Berlin public and critics. Khnopff's first designs for the theatre date from when he sketched the sets for a production of Georges Rodenbach's play "Le Mirage" at the Deutsches Theater Berlin.

The analysis of the portrait is supported by a stunning array of related paintings, details, and technical photographs. To the sober architecture and decoration Khnopff added a highly symbolic, spatial and decorative concept that turned his home into a "Temple of the self". Jeanne Kefer was the daughter of a composer friend of the artist, and Khnopff deftly captured the child's vulnerability to the outside world in the small gesture of her tiny thumb catching the edge of her bow. Empty of people and animals, its bright areas in the field at the lower left, the blank white wall of the building, and at the horizon, seem almost unnatural. His most famous painting is "The Caress". Until the outbreak of World War I in Khnopff would be responsible for the rubric "Studio-Talks-Brussels" in which he reported about the artistic evolutions in Belgium and continental Europe.


Share this book
You might also like
The hand that bowled Bradman

The hand that bowled Bradman

Closeout of IE bulletin 80-09

Closeout of IE bulletin 80-09

Handbook on the Soviet Army.

Handbook on the Soviet Army.

Rights of Prisoners

Rights of Prisoners

manual for the potter.

manual for the potter.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Fusion energy applied to synthetic fuel production

Fusion energy applied to synthetic fuel production

Identifying outstanding talent in American Indian and Alaska Native students

Identifying outstanding talent in American Indian and Alaska Native students

Louis Benecke.

Louis Benecke.

Egypt and Babylon

Egypt and Babylon

Maudsley and Burn

Maudsley and Burn

Teagasc 2000

Teagasc 2000

Aspects of literature.

Aspects of literature.

A case study of district decentralization and site-based budgeting

A case study of district decentralization and site-based budgeting

Civil aircraft accident

Civil aircraft accident

Fernand Khnopff, 1858-1921 book

Add to basket Add to wishlist Description A comprehensive look at an important member of the artistic vanguard of late 19th- and early 20th-century Europe In this beautifully illustrated book, Michel Draguet, an internationally recognized authority on fin-de-siecle art, offers an enlightening examination of the life and art of Belgian Symbolist painter Fernand Khnopff Wikimedia Commons.

From Khnopff worked as a correspondent for the British art journal "The Studio". He also had the dandy's fanatical interest in precision. The lower painting shows a flooded town, probably the city of Bruges from his childhood memories, which was often a source of his motifs.

Fernand Khnopff —At Fosset: Rainoil on wood, 19 x The vehement reaction of "La Caron" on this occasion made a scandal in the Belgian and Parisian press and would help to establish Khnopff's name as an artist. Acknowledged and accepted, he received the Order of Leopold.

Jeanne Kefer was the daughter of a composer friend of the artist, and Khnopff deftly captured the child's vulnerability to the outside world in the small gesture of her tiny thumb catching the edge of her bow. Artist Biography Fernand Khnopff was born to a wealthy family that was part of the high bourgeoisie for generations.

As this connection developed, he exhibited regularly in Britain, and from to he reported on the continental European scene for the art journal The Studio. Inhe was one of the founding members of the group Le Groupe des XX.

Silverman observes that the artistic rebellion initiated by Les XX was almost entirely devoid of bohemianism, in sharp contrast to sister movements in France.

One of his fellow students there was James Ensor. KustlaanB Knokke, Belgium.

Fernand Khnopff : [catalogue de l'oeuvre]

Until the outbreak of World War I in Khnopff would be responsible for the rubric "Studio-Talks-Brussels" in which he reported about the artistic evolutions in Belgium and continental Europe.

It made him seem, according to his biographer Dumont-Wilden, 'both attractive and suspect' in the eyes of the Belgian public. Photo: J. Her right hand is caressing the mask of a woman, which seems to be fixed to a cerulean blue fluted column, similar to the pair seen in the distance in his Caresses.

Braekeleer excelled at creating richly ornamented historic interiors, whose isolated human occupants seem lost in sombre meditation.

Fernand Khnopff: Portrait of Jeanne Kefer

The critics' appraisal of his work is very harsh, with the exception of Emile Verhaeren who writes a commending review. This democratic impulse was reflected in the growing presence of the decorative arts at Les XX exhibitions afterbreaking down the barriers between the painter and the craftsman.

Fernand Khnopff —Secret-Reflectionpastel and crayon on paper, dimensions not known, Groeningemuseum, Bruges.

Khnopff, Fernand 1858

Immediately recognised as a major work, it was exhibited in the Salon of Les XX inand toured internationally afterwards. He shows here how skilled he has become at constructing the feeling of otherworldliness which is so characteristic of his paintings. Inthe family moved to Brussels.

Symbolism in literature and in painting was a defiantly cosmopolitan movement, its motifs and obsessions forming a language common to avant-garde artists everywhere.Dec 22,  · "Visual realism combined with a mood of silence, isolation, and reverie characterizes Fernand Khnopff's approach to Symbolism.

A wealthy magistrate's son, Khnopff abandoned law school and entered the Académie Royale Fernand Khnopff Beaux-Arts in Brussels instudying under Realist artists. After twice traveling to Paris, Khnopff left the Académie for Paris in Fernand Khnopff: [catalogue de l'oeuvre], Robert L.

Delevoy, Catherine de Croës, Gisèle Ollinger-Zinque., Toronto Public Library. Fernand Khnopff ( - ) Étude Anglaise (Portrait of a Young Woman, Probably Elsie Maquet) Sold Red chalk with touches of blue chalk, on paper laid down on board.

Ishtar. A study for the frontispiece of the book by Péladan. ”. Light shelfwear to wraps. "The Belgian artist, illustrator, sculptor, and photographer Fernand Khnopff () became a popular society portraitist in the s, using elements that had served him well as an avant-garde symbolist painter: visual realism and a mood of silence, isolation, and reverie.

Fernand Khnopff was born to a wealthy family that was part of the high bourgeoisie for generations. Khnopff's ancestors had lived in the Vossenhoek area of Grembergen Flanders since the early 17th century but were of Austrian and Portuguese descent.

Most male members of his family had been lawyers or judges, and young Fernand was destined for a juridical atlasbowling.com: Fernand Edmond Jean Marie Khnopff.

A LITTLE GIRL AT THE CENTER OF THE AVANT-GARDE Figure 1 Fernand Khnopff (Belgian, ), Portrait of Jeanne Kef er, Oil on canvas, 80 x 80 cm (31V2 x.