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Fauve Painting in the Permanent Collection

December 15, 2004 – May 22, 2005
East Building, Ground Floor, Northeast

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

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

Braque, Georges
French, 1882 - 1963
Derain, André
French, 1880 - 1954
Matisse, Henri
French, 1869 - 1954
Vlaminck, Maurice de
French, 1876 - 1958