Andre Derain

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Birthday
10, 1880
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 8, 1954 (74)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1880
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 8, 1954 (74)

About

French artist and sculptor who co-founded Fauvism with Henri Matisse and was awarded the Carnegie Prize in 1928.

Before Fame

He studied to be an engineer at Académie Camillo.

Trivia

His London paintings were the subject of a major exhibition at Courtauld Institute from 2005 until 2006.

Family Life

He grew up with his family around Paris, France.

Associated With

He co-founded Fauvism with fellow artist Henri Matisse.