Born in Brussels, Belgium on Sept. 15, 1865. DeMey studied with Le Trapper and Von Hamme in Brussels, with Roeloff in Holland , and with Gudin in Paris. He settled in Los Angeles in 1914. A physician, his travels took him to many parts of the world (India, Philippines, China, Africa) where he painted seascapes in his leisure. He died in Los Angeles on May 12, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
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