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Maurice de Vlaminck

 (1876 - 1958)
Maurice de Vlaminck was active/lived in New York / France, Unknown Country.  Maurice de Vlaminck is known for fauve landscape painting.

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Maurice de Vlaminck

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Maurice Vlaminck and Andre Derain were good friends and neighbors in France; they made a spectacular pair.  Both were huge and both wore conspicuous clothes.  One of Vlaminck's favorite items of costume was a painted wooden necktie.  They lived and worked in a seaside suburb called Chatou and invited Matisse to visit them there.  Thus began one of the most fruitful associations in modern French art: Fauvism.

Despite their friendship there were wide differences in their personalities as well as many similarities.  Vlaminck claimed to despise intellectual pursuits;  Derain read enormous numbers of books.  Vlaminck called Derain "a hot-house plant";  Derain's father forbade his son to b  ...  Displaying 750 of 4535 characters.



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About  Maurice de Vlaminck

Born:  1876 - Paris, France
Died:   1958 - France
Known for:  fauve landscape painting