James Ensor in Heaven

James Ensor (1860-1949)
James Ensor painted in the attic of his mother’s souvenirshop in Oostende, Belgium. 
His favorite subjects were Idiots, Fighting Skulls and Demonic Creatures. Always dressed in black, he became known as “The Walking Statue”. He was chosen as the chairman of the Children Carnival Association of Oostende. The only job to ever suit him. 

2014/2016
160 x 80 cm
Oil on Canvas

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James Ensor (1860-1949)
James Ensor grew up in his mother’s souvenirshop in Oostende, Belgium.
He painted Himself surrounded by Idiots, Fighting Skulls and Demonic Creatures. Most of his life He painted secluded on the Attic of his Mother’s House.
Parading along the boulevard He became known as “The Walking Statue”.
International Fame came only later in His Life.
He was Chosen as the Chairman of the Children Carnival Association of Oostende.
The only job to ever suit him.