James Ensor monument

"James Ensor monument", located north of the flower clock, at the northeast entrance to the park. Dates from 1930 to the design of Brussels sculptor Edmond de Valeriola (1877-1956), an artist known for his realistic-style portrait busts and genre pieces.

Pedestal in Art Deco style, depicting in high relief the main themes in Ensor's paintings: skulls, masks, painter's easel and palette. Below it the artist's motto : "PRO LUCE NOBILIS SUM"; at the bottom, on the base, image of a mermaid. Bust in realistic style.