1893 (Liege, Belgium)
1960 (Liege, Belgium)
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|Biography from Papillon Gallery:|
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Edgar Scauflaire was born in Liège in 1893. Inspired to become an
artist at age eleven by the painter Daco for whom he posed, he studied
at l’Académie des Beaux-Arts de Liège where he was a student of Auguste
Donnay, Adrien de Witte, Francois Maréchal, Emile Berchmans and Ludovic
Other than his personal exhibitions in the main
Belgian cities, and in Paris, Scauflaire also participated in most of
the official exhibitions of Belgian art in foreign countries. He
exhibited in la Biennale de Venise in 1924, 1938 and 1948; in la
Biennale de Sao Paulo in 1951 and 1953; in the Biennale de Menton in
1953; in the Salon des Tuileries in 1949; and at the Exposition
Universelle in Brussels in 1958.
Works of his can be found in the collections of the Belgian State and
in the museums in Brussels, Liège, Verviers, Seraingm La Louvière,
Strasbourg, Montbar, Bale, and Beunos Aires. He was awarded le
Prix de l’Association Industrielle de Santa-Margarita Ligure in 1950.
was the founding member of L’Association pour les Progrès Intellectuels
et Artistique de la Wallonie (the association for the intellectual and
artistic progress of Wallonie?, APIAW)
Scauflaire also executed many paintings on glass, frescos, tapestries and other decorative murals
He died in Liège in 1960.
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