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André Derain

The Lovers - Boy and Girl, 1947

Screenprint on silk
35 2/5 × 35 2/5 in
90 × 90 cm
Edition 389/500
This is part of a limited edition set.
£7,500
Location
London
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About the work
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Publisher
Ascher
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Whitford Fine Art
André Derain
French, 1880–1954
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A founding member of Fauvism, Andre Derain is known for his innovative landscape and cityscape paintings in which he transforms the subject with bold and largely unrealistic colors. Early in his career Derain worked closely with fellow Fauves Maurice de Vlaminck and Henri Matisse, the latter helping convince Derain’s family to let him pursue a career in painting. In Derain’s celebrated depictions of London’s Thames River and Tower Bridge, he applied each color separately in dots or dabs, inviting associations with the Divisionist technique of Paul Signac and Georges Seurat. Derain’s later work features more subtle tones and new subjects, including portraiture and still life. Inspired by his friendship with Pablo Picasso, Derain’s post-Fauve works show an engagement with both classicism and Cubism, and this so called “classical” style earned him widespread recognition throughout Europe and the United States.

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About the work
Medium
Print
Publisher
Ascher
Image rights
Whitford Fine Art
André Derain
French, 1880–1954
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A founding member of Fauvism, Andre Derain is known for his innovative landscape and cityscape paintings in which he transforms the subject with bold and largely unrealistic colors. Early in his career Derain worked closely with fellow Fauves Maurice de Vlaminck and Henri Matisse, the latter helping convince Derain’s family to let him pursue a career in painting. In Derain’s celebrated depictions of London’s Thames River and Tower Bridge, he applied each color separately in dots or dabs, inviting associations with the Divisionist technique of Paul Signac and Georges Seurat. Derain’s later work features more subtle tones and new subjects, including portraiture and still life. Inspired by his friendship with Pablo Picasso, Derain’s post-Fauve works show an engagement with both classicism and Cubism, and this so called “classical” style earned him widespread recognition throughout Europe and the United States.

André Derain

The Lovers - Boy and Girl, 1947

Screenprint on silk
35 2/5 × 35 2/5 in
90 × 90 cm
Edition 389/500
This is part of a limited edition set.
£7,500
Location
London
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