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10 June to 14 Septembre 2014

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Autor:
Roy Lichtenstein
Título:
Look Mickey (detail)
Fecha:
1961
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
121.9 x 175.3 cm

Ubicacion:
National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Roy and Dorothy Lichtenstein gift.

Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting
in the Pérez-Simón Collection

From 25 June to 5 Octobre 2014

New exhibition



Autor:
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Título:
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Fecha:
1888
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Ubicacion:
Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Biography and Works

Author:
Henri Manguin
Born/Dead:
París, 1874-Saint-Tropez, 1949
Date:
Works

Biography




In 1890, Manguin abandoned his studies at the Lycée Colbert in order to devote himself exclusively to painting. In 1894 he enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts, in Gustave Moreau's workshop. There he met Henri Matisse and Albert Marquet, becoming close friends with both. In 1899 he married Jeanne Marie Carette, the model of many of his paintings for over thirty years. Together, they moved to a house in Rue Boursault. In its garden, Manguin built a large studio with assembled panels, which was frequented, among others, by Matisse, Marquet, Derain, Camoin and Puy, thus becoming the place where Fauvism took shape

In. September 1904, invited by Paul Signac, Manguin visited Saint-Tropez, where he was captivated by the southern light. Manguin, in spite of Signac's example, did not take up pointillism, but continued in his search for a painting both harmonic in its use of colour and balanced. Manguin visited in Saint-Tropez again in the summer of 1905, and there he painted many works on the subject of 14 July, some of them without the development of perspective. In October, he presented five oil paintings in the famous cage aux fauves at the Salon d'Automne. Amboise Vollard bought one hundred and fifty of his paintings in 1906

In. the following years, he befriended Henri-Edmond Cross and Félix Vallotton, and the latter put him in touch with important Swiss collectors

Manguin. remained faithful to Fauvism during the rest of his life, painting landscapes and still lifes of great balance and harmony. From the 1920s onward, he alternated his life in Paris with long periods in Saint-Tropez, Marseille, Neuilly-sur-Seine, etc. After a short illness, he died in Saint-Tropez on 25 September 1949, at the age of 75

Juan. Á. López-Manzanares

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