Paul Jean Clays - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Paul Jean Clays

Place: Bruges

Born: 1819

Death: 1900

Nationality: Belgium


Paul Jean Clays (27 November 1819 – 10 February 1900), Belgian artist, was born at Bruges, and died at Brussels. He was one of the most esteemed marine painters of his time, and early in his career he substituted a sincere study of nature for the extravagant and artificial conventionality of most of his predecessors. He painted the peaceful life of...