Kees van Dongen (Dutch/French, 1877-1968) – Portrait de Mademoiselle Erna Carise (Oil on canvas) – Rather than focusing on color, he sought to capture the elongated, supine elegance of the women of his era using a reduced palette. 44 more words
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A note about the post below: You will notice that this was written a few weeks ago. Balancing my writing with the other responsibilities that make up life in general is proving to be a challenge. 823 more words
Above: Kees van Dongen portrait of the artist as Neptune (1922 oil on canvas 170x120cm)
Dutch-French Fauvist painter, Cornelis Theodorus Maria ‘Kees’ van Dongen was born in Delfshaven, then on the outskirts, and today a borough, of Rotterdam on 26 January 1877. 440 more words