Louise (Vandenbergh) Altson
(1910 - 2010)
Louise (Vandenbergh) Altson was active/lived in New York, Florida / England, Belgium. Louise Altson is known for portrait and figure painting, childlren's book and comic illustration.
Biography Louise (Vandenbergh) Altson
Following is the Sunday Edition of the Palm Beach Post, Florida obituary of the artist submitted by John Altson, eldest son of the artist.
Renowned portrait artist, Louise VandenBergh Altson, 99, of Delray Beach, FL passed away on Tuesday March 9th at Abbey Delray South, where she resided for many years. Mrs. Altson was born on July 4, 1910 in Antwerp, Belgium, the daughter of Alphonse and Louise VandenBergh.
She began her professional training at the age of 12 with well known artist Leon Brunin, a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. She later studied at the Polytechnic School of Art in London, England, where she specialized in portrait painting and figure composition, winning several scholars
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