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No 364 Mary Cassatt

“If painting is no longer needed, it seems a pity that some of us are born into the world with such a passion for line and colour.” Mary Cassatt, an American painter and printmaker, was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much … Continue reading

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No 360 Andre Derain

“We were always intoxicated with color, with words that speak of color, and with the sun that makes colors live.” Andre Derain, a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse, was born on June 10, 1880.

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No 355 André Lhote

“To use colour well is as difficult as for a fish to pass from water to air or earth.” André Lhote was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life.

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No 330 Paul Gauguin

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” Paul Gauguin, who died on 8th May 1903.

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No 240 Fernand Leger

“Man needs colour to live; it’s just as necessary an element as fire and water.” Fernand Leger was born on February 4, 1881.  

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