Tag: 1910s

Derain, Andre (1880-1954) – 1911-14 Portrait of a Man With a Newspaper (Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Oil on canvas; 162.5 x 97.5 cm. André Derain, (b. June 10, 1880, Chatou, France—d. September 8, 1954, Garches), French painter, sculptor, printmaker, and designer who was one of the principal Fauvists. Derain studied painting in Paris at the Académie Carriere from 1898 to 1899. He developed his early style in association with Maurice de…

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1910 Girl Putting on Shoe (Museum of Modern Art, New York City)

Watercolor and charcoal on paper, (irreg.): 36.8 x 31.8 cm. Egon Schiele was Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works. As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907–09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau. He met Gustav Klimt, leader…

Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) – 1917-21 Cubist Still Life (Telefónica Foundation Collections, Madrid, Spain)

Oil on wood; 70 x 60 cm. María Gutierrez Blanchard was a Spanish painter. Blanchard was the daughter of journalist Enrique Gutierrez Cueto Blanchard and Concepción Blanchard Santisteban. Born with various disabilities, she was small in stature, hunchbacked and unable to walk. She was the cousin of Mexican artist Germán Cueto. In 1903 she moved…