I do not innovate. I transmit.

Andre Derain

The Dancer  1906

André Derain studied alongside Maurice de Vlaminck in Paris. After meeting Matisse together in 1899 and receiving encouragement to further their studies in color, Derain and de Vlaminck both adapted Fauvism. In 1905 at the prompting of art dealer, Ambroise Vollard, Derain traveled to England to paint the Pool of London, creating some of his finest pieces. His later landscapes adapted the lesser tonalities of Impressionism because of Cézanne’s influence. He also designed theatre sets and book illustrations.

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