Artwork Famous Fauvism Paintings

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List of famous Fauvism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Fauvism period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Fauvism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Fauvism period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

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This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Fauvism paintings?” and “What are examples of Fauvism paintings?”
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Bathers by a River is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fauvism Paintings
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Artist: Henri Matisse

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Charing Cross Bridge, London is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fauvism Paintings
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Charing Cross Bridge, London (1906) is a painting by French painter and Fauve art movement co-founder Andr Derain. ...more

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Artist: André Derain

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Green Stripe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fauvism Paintings
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The Green Stripe, also known as Portrait of Madame Matisse. The Green Line, is a portrait by Henri Matisse of his wife, Amélie Noellie Matisse-Parayre. He painted it in 1905, just prior to such works being derisively labeled as the creations of Les Fauves, along with similar works of André Derain ...more

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Artist: Henri Matisse

Subject: Amélie Matisse

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Gypsy with Red Shawl (1905) is a painting by Serbian painter Nadežda Petrović, currently located in Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade. ...more

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Artist: Nadežda Petrović

Subject: Romani people

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Head of Christ (1939) is a painting by French painter Georges Rouault. ...more

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Artist: Georges Rouault

Subject: Jesus Christ, Head

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Artist: André Derain

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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Portrait of Mlle Yvonne Landsb... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fauvism Paintings
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Artist: Henri Matisse

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism, Cubism

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Portrait of the Poet (Guillaum... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fauvism Paintings
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Portrait of the Poet (Guillaume Apollinaire) is a 1903 painting by French painter and Fauve movement leader Maurice de Vlaminck. ...more

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Artist: Maurice de Vlaminck

Subject: Guillaume Apollinaire

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Fauvism

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