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George Minne

Born: Ghent, 30 August 1866
Died: Laethem-Saint-Martin, 18 February 1941
Nationality: Belgian

Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Ghent (1879–86); Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (1895)


1889 – illustrates Grégoire Le Roy’s Mon Coeur pleure d’autrefois (Weeping for Other Days, Paris, 1889) and Maurice Maeterlinck’s Serres chaudes (Hot House Blooms, Paris, 1889)
 1890 – exhibits at Les XX
 1892 – exhibits at Salon de la Rose+Croix (Paris)
 1899 – exhibits designs for Fountain of Kneeling Figures 

Minne exhibited regularly with the Vienna and Berlin Secessions and at the Biennales in Venice

Important Artworks: 

Fountain of Kneeling Figures, 1906-07 (Museum Folkwang, Essen)