Edouard Léon Théodore Mesens(1903-1971), Artist, writer and art collector
Sitter in 8 portraits
Born in Brussels, Mesens was influenced by the work of the Dadaists and the Surrealists. He exhibited Surrealist shows in his gallery in Belgium and then settled in London after helping to organise the International Surrealist Exhibition. He worked with Roland Penrose at the London Gallery and edited the Surrealist magazine London Bulletin.