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André Derain

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Andre Derain was born in Chatou, near Paris, in 1880. He learnt painting with Jacomin’s painter and went regularly to the Academy Camillo (Paris, 1898). In 1900, he bound a friendship with Maurice de Vlaminck and the two friends shared a same atelier in the island of Chatou. He painted realistic landscapes then. The two men worked together. In 1904, Derain painted canvases with pure colors with . . .

7 work(s) available

Pantagruel IV
Pantagruel III
Pantagruel II
Pantagruel I
DLM n° 94-95
Maeght issue
Head of woman
Woman with hat

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« A. Derain, l’oeuvre sculpté », 1ere partie, Pierre Cailler, Ed. P. Cailler, Lausanne, 1965 *« L’oeuvre gravé et lithographié de A. Derain », E. Gilbert, Université de Paris IV, 1981 *« A. Derain, l’oeuvre peint », 2 Vol., M. Kellermann, Ed. Galerie Schmit, 1992 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Eloge de Derain », M. Sandoz, Bruker, 1959
  • « André Derain », N. Katilina, Aurora, 1976
  • « Derain », G. Diehl, Flammarion, 1991
  • « André Derain, le peintre du trouble moderne », MAM de la Ville de Paris, 1994
  • « André Derain », Pierre Cabanne, coll. Folio Essais, Ed. Folio, 1994
  • « André Derain : Le peintre du trouble moderne », cat. Ed. Paris-Musées, 1997
  • « André Derain, le titan foudroyé », Michel Charzat, Ed. Hazan, 2015
  • « André Derain : 1904/1914… », C. Debray, cat. d'expo., Ed. Centre Pompidou, 2017
  • « Derain : Un fauve pas ordinaire », P. Bachelard, Découvertes Gallimard, 2017
  • « André Derain », Hors série expo, Ed. Connaissance des Arts, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Lettres à Vlaminck », Ed. Flammarion, Paris, 1955
  • « Lettres à Henri Matisse », Ed. L'Echoppe, 2017
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Art movements

  • + FAUVISM / 1902-1907 / Charles Camoin, Auguste Chabaud, etc.
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