Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin
(1860 - 1943)
Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin was active/lived in France. HenriJean Martin is known for neo-impressionist figure and landscape painting.
Biography Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin
HENRI-JEAN-GUILLAUME MARTIN features prominently in the development of neo-impressionism and was a successful artist throughout his life time.
From his hometown of Toulouse, Henri Martin won a scholarship to study in Paris where he entered the atelier* of Jean-Paul Laurent and soon began to exhibit at the Salon des Artistes Francais*. In 1885 he traveled to Italy where he was first exposed to the pointillist* canvases of Edmond Aman-Jean and Ernest Laurent. Stimulated by his trip to Italy, Martin began to develop his own style of short feathery strokes of fragmented color, a divisionist-inspired technique that changed little over the rest of his life. At the same time the artist started to attach a
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