Théo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926) was a neo-impressionist painter from Belgium.
Théo van Rysselberghe Summary:
- He was born to a bourgeois family and studied at various art academies in Belgium.
- He was only 18 when he first participated at the Salon of Ghent.
- He was influenced by post-impressionist painters like Georges Seurat and Vincent Van Gogh.
- He traveled to Spain and Morocco and was inspired by the works of the old masters.
- He was one of the co-founders of the radical artist group Les XX which defied academic artistic convention.
Théo van Rysselberghe Famous Paintings:
- The burning time (1897)
- Big Clouds (1893)
- Coastal Scene (1892)
- The Mill at Kelf (1894)
- Seated Nude (1905)
- Girl in Green (1892)
- Port Entrance at Volendam (1896)