Paul Delvaux (1897-1994) was a Belgian surrealist artist, born in Antheit, Belgium. He is renowned for his intriguing paintings and drawings that explore a realm of dreams, desires, and mystery. Delvaux studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels and began his artistic career as an expressionist painter, influenced by artists such as Gustave De Smet and Constant Permeke.

In the 1930s, Delvaux began to develop his own unique style, blending surrealist elements with classical themes and architectural settings. His paintings often feature nude or semi-nude women in dreamlike landscapes, surrounded by classical buildings, trains, and enigmatic figures. These works reflect his fascination with the human form, mythology, and the subconscious mind.

Delvaux’s art gained international recognition over the years and has been exhibited worldwide. He received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to modern art. His work can be found in major museums across the globe. Paul Delvaux passed away in 1994, but his influence on surrealist art continues to resonate to this day.