Heva Coomans

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Heva Coomans
Heva Coomans - Self-portrait 1888.jpg
Self-portrait, 1888
Born 2 May 1860
Paris
Died 14 July 1939
New York City
Nationality Belgium

Heva Coomans (1860 – 1939) was a Belgian painter.

Coomans was born in Paris as the daughter of the painter Pierre Olivier Joseph Coomans (1816–1889) and Adelaide Lacroix (1838–1884). Her sister Diana Coomans was also a painter and her brother Oscar Coomans (1848–1884) was a poet. Like her father and sister, she painted romantic portrayals of the original inhabitants of Pompei before the eruption of Vesuvius, but also is known for depicting young women in other mythological or heroic scenes.[1]

Coomans died in New York City.

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