Georges Braque

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Birthday
13, 1882
Birthplace
Argenteuil, France
Death Date
Aug 31, 1963 (81)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1882
Birthplace
Argenteuil, France
Death Date
Aug 31, 1963 (81)

About

French painter and sculptor who developed an impressionist style, which came to be called Cubism. He painted Viaduct at L'Estaque and many still lifes late in life, including "Blue Guitar" from 1943.

Before Fame

He studied painting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts from 1897 until 1899. He earned his certificate in 1902 after apprenticing with a decorator.

Trivia

He studied the style of Cubism, which was popularized by Pablo Picasso.

Family Life

He initially wanted to follow in the career path of his father and grandfather by becoming a house painter and decorator. He lived and died alone in Paris.

Associated With

He was influenced by Henri Matisse.