Henri Edmond Cross
(1856 - 1910)
Henri Edmond Cross was active/lived in Netherlands, France. Henri Cross is known for impressionist and pointillist figure, genre, land-and seascape painting.
Biography Henri Edmond Cross
Henri Cross was born in Douai, France and grew up in Lille. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts*. His early works, portraits and still lifes, were in the dark colors of Realism*, but after meeting with Claude Monet in 1883, he painted in the brighter colors of Impressionism*.
In 1884, Cross co-founded the Société des Artistes Indépendants* with Georges Seurat. He went on to become one of the principal exponents of Neo-Impressionism. He began his Pointillist* period after spending time with Paul Signac in 1904. His later works are Fauvist*, perhaps influenced by his acquaintance with Henri Matisse.
His final years, plagued by rheumatism, were spent in Saint-Clair, where he died in 1910. His pieces include The Churc
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