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Collection

André Derain

(France 17 Jun 1880 – 08 Sep 1954)

Title
Seated model
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
red chalk
Dimensions

59.5 x 44.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.c., red chalk "a derain". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs Rosmarie Samuelson 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
132.2013
Copyright
© Andre Derain. ADAGP/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

In the first two decades of the 20th century ANDRÉ DERAIN was near the centre of avant-garde developments in Paris. He was one of the creators of Fauvism and an early adherent of Cubism, but his later work was increasingly based on that of the old masters. The drawing almost certainly dates from the 1930s when Derain painted numerous large-scale nudes.