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Alice Bailly

 (1872 - 1938)
Alice Bailly was active/lived in Switzerland.  Alice Bailly is known for fauve and cubist painting, woodcuts, wool painting.

Alice Bailly

Alice Bailly was one of Switzerland's most radical painters in the early decades of the 20th century.  Bailly was born in Geneva, where she attended separate women's classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.  She also studied in Munich.  By 1906 Bailly had settled in Paris, the center of avant-garde culture; there she became friends with a number of modernist painters, including Juan Gris, Francis Picabia, and Marie Laurencin.  Bailly was in Paris exhibiting her early wood engravings, when the radical style known as fauvism first came to the fore.  She was inspired by that style's bold use of intense colors, dark outlines, and emphatically unrealistic anatomy and space.  In 1908 her new paintings hung at the Salon d  ...  Displaying 750 of 1991 characters.

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About  Alice Bailly

Born:  1872 - Geneva, Switzerland
Died:   1938
Known for:  fauve and cubist painting, woodcuts, wool painting