This book reveals that James Ensor did not develop his fantastic and grotesque universe of masks and skeletons out of his melancholic soul, but that he re-used and transformed an old image tradition that was collected and published by the French author and art critic Jules Champfleury in his 'H...
|Author Notes:||Bart Verschaffel|
- James Ensor's grotesques and the "History of Caricature"
- by Jules Champfleury
- Frame and figure in the work of James Ensor