James Ensor

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Birthday
13, 1860
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Nov 19, 1949 (89)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1860
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Nov 19, 1949 (89)

About

Expressionist painter who influenced Paul Klee, Emil Nolde, and other artists. He was strongly affiliated with artistic group Les XX.

Before Fame

He began his artistic training at age fifteen and enrolled at Brussels' Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in 1877.

Trivia

His painting, "Les Aureoles du Christ," was put on display at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Family Life

His father, James Frederic Ensor, was a civil engineer.

Associated With

One of his paintings appeared in the film "Halloween," which starred Jamie Lee Curtis.