About the artist
Léon de Vos was a Belgian painter, academy lecturer and director. He went to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Mons and Brussels, where he was the director from 1939 on. He also taught at the Nationale School voor Visuele Kunsten Ter Kameren in Brussels from 1946 on. He painted flower piece, still lifes, portraits, nudes and landscapes.