Corneille Guillaume Beverloo (1922-2010), born in Liege, Belgium, was a Dutch painter and graphic artist who radicalized the conservative Dutch art world in the early 1950s. He is considered one of the most significant Modern graphic artists of the 20th century.In 1949, he founded CoBrA, post-war Expressionist European movement, with five other artists. He studied art at the Academy of Art in Amsterdam in 1940, but is considered a self-trained painter. He mostly painted landscapes until the 1960s, when his work became more Figurative in nature.He created painting, gouaches, and drawings. His work is characterized by an unconventional use of color and the placement of familiar subjects, such as cats, birds, women, in mythological settings.