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André Derain (1880-1954)
1899-1908

 

 

 

Chronology

1880 Born in Chatou, Yvelines, Île-de-France

1898 While studying to be an engineer at the Académie Camillo, he attends painting classes under Eugène Carrière, and there meets Matisse

1900 He meets and shares a studio with Maurice de Vlaminck and begins to paint his first landscapes

1901-1904 He is conscripted into the French army

1905 Works with Matisse together through the summer in the Mediterranean village of Collioure

1906 Art dealer Ambroise Vollard sends Derain to London to compose a series of paintings with the city as subject

1907 Art dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler purchases Derain's entire studio, granting Derain financial stability

1910 Works with Pablo Picasso in Catalonia

1928 He is awarded the Carnegie Prize

1954 Dies in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France in 1954 when he was struck by a moving vehicle

 

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