André Derain


André Derain, ‘Henri Matisse’ 1905
Henri Matisse 1905
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Henri Matisse, ‘André Derain’ 1905
Henri Matisse
André Derain 1905
© Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2018

André Derain (French: [dəʁɛ̃]; 10 June 1880 – 8 September 1954) was a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse.

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