Fauve Painting in the Permanent Collection

December 15, 2004 – May 22, 2005

East Building, Ground Floor, Northeast

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    Georges Braque, The Port of La Ciotat, 1907, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.6

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    Henri Matisse, Still Life, c. 1905, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection, 1970.17.40

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    Albert Marquet, The Pont Neuf, 1906, Chester Dale Collection, 1963.10.164

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    Maurice de Vlaminck, Tugboat on the Seine, Chatou, 1906, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.4

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    Albert Marquet, Posters at Trouville, 1906, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.1

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    André Derain, Mountains at Collioure, 1905, John Hay Whitney Collection, 1982.76.4

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    Henri Matisse, Open Window, Collioure, 1905, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.7

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    André Derain, Charing Cross Bridge, London, 1906, John Hay Whitney Collection, 1982.76.3

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    Raoul Dufy, The Beach at Sainte-Adresse, 1906, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.3

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    Kees van Dongen, Saida, c. 1913 (?), Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, 1998.74.2

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    Raoul Dufy, July 14 in Le Havre, 1906, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1985.64.13

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    Maurice de Vlaminck, Woman with a Hat, 1905, Gift (Partial and Promised) of Lili-Charlotte Sarnoff in memory of Robert and Martha von Hirsch, 1981.84.1

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: Fauve paintings from the National Gallery’s permanent collection were brought together for this special installation to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the naming of the fauve movement. Featuring works by Henri Matisse, André Derain, Georges Braque, and Maurice de Vlaminck, the installation coincided with the National Gallery’s 2005-2006 celebration of French art.

Organization: This installation was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Attendance: 107,035

Image: André Derain, Charing Cross Bridge, London, 1906, oil on canvas, John Hay Whitney Collection, 1982.76.3

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