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André Derain

André Derain was a French Painter who was regarded to have been the co-founder of the art style Fauvism, along with compatriot Henri Matisse. Just six years into his career as an artist, renowned art dealer Ambroise Vollard purchased his entire collection of paintings, allowing him to spend the rest of his 40+ working years …

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Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau (May 21 1844—September 2 1910) was a self-taught French painter of the so-called naïve and primitive style whose work influenced that of Pablo Picasso and the early avant-garde. Notably disregarded as an artist in his lifetime, Rousseau is appreciated today by the critics both for his influence and for his peculiar technique. Early …

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Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat (1859 – 1891) was a French Neo-Impressionist artist and is regarded as one of the four great post Impressionists. He developed revolutionary techniques in art that have proven to be remarkably influential. Early Life Seurat was born in Paris, into an affluent middle-class family. He developed an interest in art from an incredibly …

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