Tag: geometric abstraction

Herbin, Auguste (1882-1960) – 1960 Nude (Tate Gallery, London)

Gouache on board; 47.9 x 38.1 cm. Born in Quiévy, Nord, he studied drawing at the École des Beaux-Arts de Lille, from 1898 to 1901, when he settled in Paris. The initial influence of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism visible in paintings that he sent to the Salon des Indépendants in 1906 gradually gave way to an…