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Jeanne Rij-Rousseau

 (1870 - 1956)
Jeanne Rij-Rousseau was active/lived in France.  Jeanne RijRousseau is known for painting.

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Born with the name Jeanne Caffier in Cande (Anjou), Jeanne Rij-Rousseau became an Important French cubist painter and philosopher. In 1890, she arrived in Paris and became friends with leading artists including Paul Signac and Edouard Vuillard.

Before she began work on a canvas, she followed a method of developing the complete scheme for each work, using scientific principles of color, light and geometry. She was especially interested in what she called "vibrisme", which was the visual phenomenon of "color wave vibrations"---in other words, the counterpart to sound waves in music. It was a concept that became important to Futurists, especially Le Fresnay, Delaunay and Jacques Villon, and she continued to experiment with this theory t

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