Jan Frans De Boever: L’irremediable - Les Fleurs des Mal, c.1921 Mixed Media on Panel
In 1914 De Boever started to illustrate Baudelaire’s “Les Fleurs du mal” for the wealthy art-collector Speltinckx. Up to 1924 he must have made 157 gouaches for those poems, of which 86 have been recovered; this series of gouaches is sometimes considered as his major work.

Jan Frans De Boever: L’irremediable - Les Fleurs des Mal, c.1921 Mixed Media on Panel

In 1914 De Boever started to illustrate Baudelaire’s “Les Fleurs du mal” for the wealthy art-collector Speltinckx. Up to 1924 he must have made 157 gouaches for those poems, of which 86 have been recovered; this series of gouaches is sometimes considered as his major work.

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