National Gallery of Art Henri Matisse's signature  
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The Fauves Henri Matisse  
       
The Port of La Ciotat by Georges Braque
Georges Braque, The Port of La Ciotat, 1907, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney 1998.74.6
 

Open Window, Collioure by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse, Open Window, Collioure, 1905, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney 1998.74.7

 

From Fauve Forward

Fauve painting did not have the concerted and sustained momentum of a coherent movement. The fauve period lasted only a few years, from about 1904 to 1908. The artists, never formally associated, moved on to work in other styles. We take a brief look at the future of two of them, Braque and Matisse.



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