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Louis Anquetin

 (1861 - 1932)
Louis Anquetin was active/lived in France.  Louis Anquetin is known for portrait, figure, and genre painting-cloisonnism.

Self-Portrait as a Faun

Biography   Louis Anquetin


Louis Anquetin (26 January 1861 - 19 August 1932) was a French painter.  He was born in Étrépagny, France and educated at the Lycée Pierre Corneille in Rouen.

In 1882, he came to Paris and began studying art at Léon Bonnat's studio, where he met Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The two artists later moved to the studio of Fernand Cormon, where they befriended Émile Bernard and Vincent van Gogh.

Around 1887, Anquetin and Bernard developed a painting style that used flat regions of color and thick, black contour outlines. This style, named cloisonnism* by critic Edouard Dujardin, was inspired by both stained glass and Japanese ukiyo-e*. One example of this can be seen in Avenue de Clichy: Five O'Clock in the Evening, which   ...  Displaying 750 of 1551 characters.

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AVENUE DE CLICHY, LE SOIR, CINQ HEURES
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L'INTÉRIEUR DE CHEZ BRUANT: LE MIRLITON
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