Maurice de Vlaminck

Maurice de Vlaminck

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) was a French Fauvist painter.

Maurice de Vlaminck Summary:

  • He was self-taught and publicly shunned academic training.
  • Vlaminck was inspired by Van Gogh’s use of intense color.
  • He was one of the artists who participated in the controversial group show at the Salon d’Automne in 1905.
  • He moved to the countryside after World War I.
  • Vlaminck also wrote poetry and fiction and provided illustrations for several books.

Maurice de Vlaminck Famous Paintings:

  • The River Seine at Chatou (1906)
  • Portrait of Derain (1905)
  • Le bassin à Chatou (White Sailboat at Chatou) (1907)
  • Town on the Bank of a Lake (ca. 1909)
  • Le pont de Poissy (ca. 1910)
  • Landscape near Martigues (1913)

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