Balthus (Balthus Balthus)


Artist. He is internationally renowned and revered as one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century. Like most geniuses, he was a controversial eccentric who was a deliberate enigma and self-styled recluse with only very rare contact with the public. The French-born, Polish artist died at his chateau in a small village near Gstaad, Switzerland, from lengthy respiratory illness. (bio by: Always with Love)  Family links:  Parents:  Baladine Klossowska (1886 – 1969)  Sibling:  Pierre Klossowski (1905 – 2001)*   Balthus (1908 – 2001) *Calculated relationship


  • February, 29, 1908


  • February, 02, 2001


  • Cremated

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