(1883 - 1971)
Jacques Ochs was active/lived in France, Belgium. Jacques Ochs is known for portrait and figure painting, caricatures.
Biography Jacques Ochs
Jacques Ochs (18 February 1883 - 3 April 1971), was a Jewish Belgian artist and dueling sword and foil fencer. He was born in Nice, France. In 1893, his family moved to Liège, Belgium, and Ochs studied art there at the Royal Academy of Art, graduating in 1903. He won the Donnay Prize that year. Afterwards, he continued his studies at the Académie Julian in Paris until 1905.
Ochs volunteered for the army in World War I, and was seriously injured in an air attack.
In 1920 he became a professor of painting at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Liège, and in 1934 he was appointed Director of the city's Musée des Beaux Arts.
In addition to being a gifted artist, he was an Olympic fencing champion, becoming Champion
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