Amedée LYNEN ( 1852 - 1938 )

Amedée Lynen was a Belgian painter, watercolourist, draughtsman and illustrator of daily life depictions. He received his artistic training at the Academy of Brussels under the tutorship of Paul Lauters and Joseph Stallaert. He was the co-founder of the artistic group "L'Essor" in 1880, together with A Dillens and Léon Fréderic. Lynen was a member of the "Société Royale Belge des Aquarellistes", as well as a member of the "Cercle des Aquarellistes et des Aquafortistes" and also "Pour l'Art". He worked mostly for art magazines, ex-libris, programs and posters. Lynen illustrated "La Légende d'Ulenspiegel" in 1914 and for many other literal oeuvre.