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GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE (1880/1918) – Leader of the Surrealist movement, which marked an epoch

He became friends with avant-garde artists (including Picasso and Braque, Rousseau and Duchamp). Illegitimate son of Polish woman and an unidentified man (his father may have been a cardinal in the Church or an Italian military officer) was born in Rome. His career influenced the development of such artistic movements (as Futurism and Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism). Guillaume Apollinaire was bohemian artist ...

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RAOUL DUFY (1877/1953), FRENCH FAUVIST PAINTER – Broad brushstrokes and bright colours

VIVID COLOURS, BRIGHTLY BACHGROUNDS AND SENSE OF JOIE DE VIVRE – Raoul Dufy and the decorative scenes of luxury RAOUL DUFY 1/3 – He was born in Le Havre in 1877, becoming painter noted for his brightly coloured and decorative scenes of luxury. In 1900 he went to Paris to attend the École des Beaux-Arts, painting in Impressionist style in ...

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HENRI JULIEN ROUSSEAU (1844/1910), FRENCH PAINTER – Painter, who had no teacher other than nature

THE ALPHA AND OMEGA OF PAINTING – Henry Julien Rousseau painting like a child HENRI JULIEN ROUSSEAU 1/3 – He had no teacher, other than nature. He was born in Laval (Loire Valley) to the family of a plumber. He became a friend of Picasso and was a self-taught painter inside the Paris avant-garde. In 1868 he moved to Paris, ...

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EUGENE LOUIS BOUDIN (1824-1898), FRENCH PAINTER – The coastal landscapes of northern France full of clouds and blue shades

THE PAINTER OF SKY AND CLOUDS – Eugene Louis Boudin: brilliance of colors and well-proportioned details EUGENE LOUIS BOUDIN 1/3 – He was born in Honfleur in 1824 to a family of humble origins. In the town of Le Havre, before he opened a color store and devoted himself to painting, he had worked at a printing company. In order ...

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ALBERT GLEIZES (1881/1953), FRENCH CUBIST PAINTER – The multiplicity of pictorial points of view

AN SELF-TAUGHT MAN, AMONG THE LEADING REPRESENTATIVES OF CUBISM – Albert Gleizes: from the fervor of the Salon des Indépendants to the quiet of Saint-Rémy de Provence ALBERT GLEIZES 1/3 – Frenchman, who was born in Paris was greatly influenced by Cézanne, before becoming a painter linked to the Cubist movement. His first paintings were impressionist landscapes, but he broke ...

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PIERRE BONNARD (1867/1947), FRENCH PAINTER – Where was a lot more to be got out of color

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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VALENTIN DE BOULOGNE (1591/1632), FRENCH PAINTER – Painting under a raking light

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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GUSTAVE COURBET (1819/1877), FRENCH PAINTER – May be no schools, but only painters

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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE / GUSTAVE COURBET – Until February 5, 2017 / Oslo, The National Gallery

After deaths, many popular French painters (such as Gustave Courbet), they fell victim to widespread forgery. http://www.visitoslo.com/en/product/?TLp=183423 For art museums, it is a challenge to distinguish forgeries from authentic pictures. Thanks to new research, it has been possible in recent years to throw light on many false attributions, and to expose a number of counterfeits. He insisted that pictures should ...

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