Paul van Essche MVE
1924 Brussels Academy under James Ensor.
1933 Lessons with Henri Matisse, Paris, France.
1930 Silver medal, International Exhibition, Antwerp
1951 Chevalier de Leopold II, King Baudouin of Belgium (Knighthood)
1966 Medal of Honour,
South African Academy for Science and Art
1972 Officer of Order of Leopold II, King Baudouin of Belgium
1927 First one-man exhibition, Brussels.
1930 and 1935 La Jeune Peinture Belge, Brussels and Paris.
1937 Ghent Salon.
1939 One-man art exhibitions, Elizabethville, Leopoldville.
1941 First South African one-man art exhibition, Cape Town.
1948 Overseas Exhibition of South African Art, Tate Gallery.
1948 to 1952 Exhibitions of International Art Club, South Africa.
1950 Venice Bienalle.
1952 Van Riebeeck Tercent Exhibition, Cape Town; Venice Bienalle.
1953 Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo.
1954 Venice Bienalle.
1956 First Quad of South African Art.
1957 São Paulo Bienalle.
1960 Second Quad of South African Art.
1961 São Paulo Bienalle.
1963 São Paulo Bienalle.
1965 São Paulo Bienalle.
1966 Republic Fest Exhibition, Pretoria.
1969 Group Exhibition, 'Le Petit Palais', Geneva.
1971 Republic Fest Exhibition.
1974/5 Prestige Retrospective Exhibition, South African National Art Gallery and Pretoria Art Museum.
South African National Art Gallery
Johannesburg Art Gallery
Pretoria Art museum
Durban Art Gallery
William Humphreys Art Gallery
AC White Gallery, Bloemfontein
Hester Rupert Museum
King George VI Gallery
University of Johannesburg Art Gallery
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