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Raoul Dufy

From 17 February to 17 May 2014

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Autor:
Raoul Dufy
Título:
Open Window, Nice, 1928
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
65,1 x 53,7 cm

Ubicacion:
The Art Institute of Chicago, Joseph Winterbotham Collection
© Raoul Dufy / VEGAP / Madrid, 2015

Paul Delvaux: A Walk with Love and Death

From 24 February to 07 June 2015

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Autor:
Paul Delvaux
Título:
The Table, 1946
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
86 x 76 cm

Ubicacion:
Private Collection on deposit at Musée d´lxelles, Brusssels
© Foundation Paul Delvaux, Koksijde, Belgium / VEGAP – SABAM – 2015
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Autor:
Camille Pissarro
Título:
The Woods at Marly
Fecha:
1871
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
45 x 55 cm
Úbicacion:
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Numero de inventario
INV. Nr. 711 (1970.24)

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In June 1871 Camille Pissarro and Claude Monet returned to France from England, where they had taken refuge during the Franco-Prussian war. After settling again in Louveciennes , a picturesque town on the banks of the Seine not far from Port-Marly , where he had rented part of an eighteenth-century house in 1869, Pissarro continued to paint the effects of light on the surrounding paths and forests. Being forced to move away from the subject matter of his paintings had been highly traumatic for this great master of landscape art and his dismay was further exacerbated by the fact that his house had been sacked by German troops and many of his paintings destroyed during his absence. On returning he went back to Louveciennes to paint many of the rural scenes of the previous years, as taught by the Barbizon painters.

Pissarro, who very soon became a major promoter of the Impressionist exhibitions and took part in all of them, remained faithful to the new language for practically his entire life. This early painting of The Woods at Marly , dated 1871, shows a path in the forest of the Château of Marly viewed from Porte du Phare, with Marly-le-Roi in the background and featuring several small figures. It is painted using a technique of light touches of the brush that capture the vibrating light between the leaves of the trees in the same forest that Corot painted a year later.

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