Claude Verlinde (b. 1927), French painter and sculptor. He attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris and l'Académie de la Grande Chaumière. Verlinde is consider an undisputed master of visionary art and a Surrealist par excellence genius, really up there with Salvador Dali and René Magritte.
Verlinde's works have the influence of Hieronymus Bosch.