Maurice Denis
French, November 25, 1870 - November, 1943
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High auction record
$3m, Christie's, 2015
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
2018
Couleurs & Formes,
BAILLY GALLERY
2017
Paris, Fin de Siècle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Their Contemporaries,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
2014
Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris, 1880 to 1914,
Hammer Museum

Maurice Denis is remembered as a leading theoretician of Symbolism and a champion of the work of Paul Cézanne; in Denis’s lifetime, however, his own painting was not always met with critical attention. Denis studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, as well as the Académie Julian under Jules Lefebvre. Along with school …

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