Willy Schlobach

Belgium 1864 - 1951


Willy Schlobach
Willy Schlobach
March 2, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

Willy Schlobach (Brussels, 27 August 1864 – Nonnenhorn, 1951) was a German-Belgian painter. In 1884, he was one of the founders of Les XX, a group of artists known for their hazy atmospheric paintings. In 1887 he went to London were he spent a few years. He described the London night life and by the end of the 1880s his work was increasingly characterized by neo-impressionistic influences, but after 1894 he returned to his earlier impressionist style.

Featured image: Willy Scholbach – Seaside, 1909, detail – image courtesy of The Sale room