Clays, Paul Jean
|born on||20 November 1817 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Bruges, Belgium, 51n13, 3e14|
|Timezone||LMT m3e14 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°51' 20°58 Asc. 29°37'|
He was a prolific artist, specializing in scenes along the Scheldt. He exhibited a number of works at the Exposition Universelelle of 1867 and the critic Burger-Thoré described him as one of the greatest marine painters of the time.
In 1868 he became a member of the Société Libre des Beaux-Arts, a society founded on 1 March 1868 to help promote the works of artists who were interested in their individual interpretations of nature. He was a frequent exhibitor at the many exhibition halls in Europe and exhibited many pieces at the Paris Salon.
He died 10 February 1900.
Gauquelin vol 4
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist