Tag: 1930s

Derain, Andre (1880-1954) – 1934-39 Woman With a Hat (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC)

Oil on cradled wood panel; 56.1 x 47.3 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…

Saryan, Martiros (1880-1972) – 1933 Self-Portrait with a Mask (Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow, Russia)

Self-portrait with a Mask By Martiros Saryan (1880-1972). Armenia. 1933 Oil on canvas. 46 × 60 cm. Inv. No. 1665 III Acquired in 1937 from the artist. the museum of oriental art, moscow Martiros Saryan was an Armenian painter. He was born into an Armenian family in Nor Nakhijevan (now part of Rostov-on-Don, Russia). In…

Marcoussi, Louis (1883c.-1941) – 1939 Composition with the Face and the Shell (Private Collection)

Oil on canvas on panel; 35 x 44.5 cm. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus, (1878 or 1883,[1] Łódź – October 22, 1941, Cusset) was a painter and engraver of Polish origin who lived in Paris for much of his life and became a French citizen. After studying law…

Vera Sergine

French postcard. Photo Comoedia. Series Nos artistes dans leur loge, No. 69. Véra Sergine (1884-1946) was a popular French stage actress between the 1910s and 1930s, who was also active in French silent cinema of the 1910s. She was first married to Pierre Renoir, then had a long relationship with Henri Rollan. She is also…

Imperio Argentina

Dutch postcard. M.B.& Z. (M. Bonnist & Zonen, Amsterdam), nr. 199. Cifesa was a big Spanish distribution company between the mid-1930s and the early 1960s. Imperio Argentina (1906-2003) was a Spanish singer, dancer and actress. Imperio Argentina was born Magdalena Nile del Río, on December 26th, 1906 in San Telmo, the tango district of Buenos…