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Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) – Still Life with a Violin and Bow (Private Collection)

Watercolor, gouache, brush and ink and pencil on paper; 33 x 47.5 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…

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…