Kees van Dongen

b. 26.01.1877
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

d. 28.05.1968
Monte Carlo, Monaco

Kees van Dongen, born Cornelis Theodorus Maria van Dongen on the 26th of January 1877 in Rotterdam, was the second of four childeren from a family that owned two malt-houses. After finishing secondary school, Van Dongen entered Rotterdam's Academy of Fine Arts in 1894. His parents always encouraged their son's artistic ambitions, and even allowed him to set up a studio in the attic of t . . .
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