Frans Van Giel

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Landscape (campine) by Frans Van Giel

Frans Van Giel (born Franciscus Alexius van Giel; 16 July 1892 – 7 April 1975) was a Belgian painter who was born in Oostmalle and died in Wechelderzande.

Notable achievements and associations[edit]

He is called the painter of the Campine and was a friend of the painter Jakob Smits. From 1930 until his death in 1975, he lived in Wechelderzande, and is also buried there.