Gustaaf Sorel

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Gustaaf Sorel in his workshop
Death mask of Gustaaf Sorel by sculptor Irénée Duriez(vls)

Gustaaf Sorel (Ostend, 17 January 1905 – Ostend, 14 May 1981) was a Belgian painter and draughtsman known for his representations of gloomy people and bleak street sights.[1]


Panoramic Landscape, gouache on paper, circa 1936 
Lady with blue hat, watercolour 
Seawall, India ink on paper, 1939 


  1. ^ Norbert Hostyn (1983). "Sorel, Gustaaf". National Biographical Dictionary(nl) (in Dutch). 10. Brussels: KVAB. pp. 599–603. ISBN 90-6569-010-7.  Available online: link. Retrieved 2015-01-10.

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