Masereel, Frans

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Masereel, Frans Gender: M
born on 30 July 1889 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Blankenberge, Belgium, 51n19, 3e08
Timezone LST m4e21 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°21' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 04°36 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 04°57'


Flemish painter and graphic artist who worked mainly in France. Masereel is known especially for his woodcuts. His greatest work is generally said to be the wordlessgraphic novel Mon Livre d'Heures (Passionate Journey). He completed over 20 other wordless novels in his career. Masereel's woodcuts strongly influenced the work of Lynd Ward and later graphic artists such as Clifford Harper and Eric Drooker.

He died in Avignon on 3 January 1972.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist