(1886 - 1952)
Constant Permeke was active/lived in Belgium. Constant Permeke is known for landscape, figure, marine painting, sculpture.
Biography Constant Permeke
Constant Permeke was a Belgian painter and sculptor who is considered the leading figure of Flemish expressionism.Permeke was born in Antwerp, but when he was six years old the family moved to Ostend, Belgium where his father became curator of the Municipal Museum of Arts.
Permeke went to school in Bruges from 1903 until 1906, when he was drafted into the Belgian army. He served in a university company with whom he settled in Sint-Martens-Latem. After his military service ended in March 1908, Permeke returned to Ostend where he roomed together with another artist, Gustave De Smet, but in 1909 he returned to Latem where he lived as a recluse. His work of this period is characterized by his heavy brush.
In 1912 Permeke married
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