(1898 - 1964)
Joseph E.V. Michotte was active/lived in New York / Belgium. Joseph Michotte is known for painting and etching.
Biography Joseph Michotte
Joseph Michotte was born in Brussels, Belgium on September 1,
1898. A well schooled artist he first entered the Royal Academy
of Beaux Arts in Brussels at the early age of 13 and was awarded his
first Gold Medal there at the age of 21. He left Belgium in 1940
at the beginning of World War II, traveling to Morocco, England, the
Caribbean, Canada, and finally to the US.
He settled in New York City and found many Belgian friends who had
attended the World's Fair in 1939 and had been stranded there by the
war, unable to return home to Belgium.
He brought his wife, Linne, from Belgium to New York after the war, and
they traveled together throughout the US and Mexico. He was later
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