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Famous Portraits from the Fauvism Movement

Updated October 13, 2018 10.2k views8 items
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List of the most popular portraits from the fauvism movement, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The fauvism period was an extremely important awakening in the world of art, so it's not surprising that many historic portraits were created during that time. Renowned fauvism movement portraits are highly sought after, so if you want to add one to your collection you better start saving now. Click on the names of the famous fauvism movement portrait works to see more information about each one.

This list is made up of items like Las Meninas and Les toits de Collioure.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of fauvism portrait works?" and "What is the most famous fauvism portrait work?" {#nodes}
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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 and Maurice de Vlaminck. The painting hangs in Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark....  more
    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Subject: Amélie Matisse
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
  • Gypsy with Red Shawl (1905) is a painting by Serbian painter Nadežda Petrović, currently located in Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade....  more
    • Artist: Nadežda Petrović
    • Subject: Romani people
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
    • Artist: André Derain
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
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    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism, Cubism