View Louis Cattiaux’s artworks on artnet. Learn about the artist and find an in- depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction . Louis-Ghislain Cattiaux was born on 17th August in Valenciennes (France). He studied at the École des Arts et Métiers in Paris. He lived for. Louis Cattiaux was born in Valenciennes on 17th August , and departed this world in Paris on 16th July, He was a painter by profession and lived.

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In the Platonic writings, to the sea one would call her the Soul of the World, the origin and maintaining of all of life, but that is invisible to ordinary eyes.

Louis Cattiaux in his studio, Paris, A period of searching begins for him: Cattiaux had a passion for Hermetic philosophy: He also wrote an essay dedicated to painting: Louis Cattiaux Valenciennes, – Paris,painter, poet, and hermetic philosopher. Forewords and introductory materials about The Message Rediscovered.

Louis Cattiaux

Maria Paritura by Louis Cattiaux, Paris, Everything leads us to believe that there is a certain point of the spirit at which life and death, the real and the imaginary, the past and the future, the communicable and the incommunicable, the high and the low, catyiaux to be perceived in contradictory terms.

Louis Cattiaux, The Angel of Death, c. Physique et metaphisique de la peinture Physics and metaphysics of painting.

He might be considered a pure artist as well as a natural philosopher, someone with a richly personal nature who was also endowed with remarkable sense of humor.


The witches reached this place by virtue of their secret powers. Thanks to this separation, the visionary is consciously introduced to the dominions of Diana, the goddess of Night and of Magic.

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Louis Cattiaux (Author of The Message Rediscovered)

Louis Cattiaux, The Black Virgin, The Message Rediscovered is a work of art, of poetry, of philosophy, of alchemy, of Hermeticism, of mysticism, of metaphysics, of religion, of love, of holiness, in which “the truth of God” lodges. September 12, at But Cattiaux is not only interesting because of his painting, but, above all, for his links with the Hermetic tradition, because at his artistic practice united a strong orientation towards Alchemy and the search for the Absolute.

In the popular tradition, the representation of this dark sun is given to the Great Pouis, who, with his luminous horn illuminates the Witches Sabbath, place of the invisible and a reminiscence of all ancient mysteries.

Willfully or not its a talisman maybe not from picatrix yet still equally beneficial or malovent. Something similar to what the surrealists sought on investigating little-known areas of the human spirit, remote from logic and reason.

One must work a long time on the same work, but without effort, without boredom, without working as it were…. Is it not she whom God has looked amorously since the beginning?

Cattiaux also wrote an essay dedicated to painting: Louis Cattiaux, The country Mercury, The Ritman Library is grateful to have received a donation of ,ouis. Louis Cattiaux, Maria Paritura, undated. A text written with the intention of deepening, through the artistic language, in the profound mystery that hides itself beyond art. Vivat Hermetismus aeternaque Sapientia! The Message Rediscovered in which he condensed his hermetic experiences.

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Louis Cattiaux and the Surreal

This space is devoted to the work of Louis Cattiaux Valenciennes, – Paris,painter, poet, and hermetic philosopher.

Certe inde plurimi scientiam maximam haurient, qui e totius orbis terrarum oriundi erunt. Cattiaux himself wrote that “It is not enough to study, we must also understand what we study, and what good is understanding, if we do not experience in ourselves the truth of God. I have seen some people react with epiphany,enlightening gnostic experiences showing them a piece in my studio although one visitor was so frightened he wished to wait outside for fear the place was haunted.

This search flowed into an encounter: A text written with the intention of deepening, through the artistic language, in the profound mystery that hides itself beyond art.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. In the same way, a spiral appears over the sleeper that indicates astral travel or the departure of the soul in search of the luois held by the angel found to the right of the image.

A light permanently buried in the obscurity of nothingness till its rebirthing.