(1877 - 1955)
Oswald Poreau was active/lived in Belgium. Oswald Poreau is known for landscape and still-life painting.
Biography Oswald Poreau
Oswald Poreau was born in Schaarbeek, Belguim in 1877 and attended a
military school as a young boy. He soon displayed some artistic
promise and was given art lessons by a family friend, the painter
Joseph Quinaux. It was Quinaux who, realizing his potential,
encouraged him to attend the Academic de Bruxelles. Here, under
the direction of Jan Stallaert, he studied architecture and painting.
In 1900, he graduated, and after a series of quite lengthy trips to
England, Spain and France he settled in Brussels. His paintings
of landscapes, town scenes and still-lifes are full of color and light
and owe much to the influence of the French Post Impressionists.
He exhibited his work widely and
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