(1873 - 1956)
Fernand Toussaint was active/lived in Belgium, France. Fernand Toussaint is known for landscape, genre, portrait and still-life painting.
Biography Fernand Toussaint
Fernand Toussaint was born in Brussels 1873. He is remembered for his still-lifes and figurative subjects.
the age of fifteen he entered the Academy of Fine Arts of his native
city where he studied under Jean Portaels, an innovative and demanding
teacher who attached prime importance to the art of drawing. Thus
Toussaint received thorough formal academic training before leaving for
Paris in 1891 where he completed his studies. There he met the
great Alfred Stevens, who was then at the height of his artistic
popularity, and with Stevens' guidance, Toussaint formulated his own
individual style, combining elegance and fine draftsmanship with a free
impressionistic handling of paint.
He exhibited widely a
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