Kees van dongen, whose real name cornelis Theodore Marie van Dongen is a Dutch painter. In the suburbs of Rotterdam. And died, at the age of 91, on May 28th.
In 1897, he lives in Paris for several months. He returned there in December 1899 to join augusta preitinger. (guus), whom he had met at the academy.They get married on July 11, 1901. Of anarchist inspiration, he illustrates in 1895 with jan krulder. The Dutch edition of the stone work Kropotkin. In 1892, at the age of 16, Kees van Dongen began studying painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam. From 1892 to 1897 he frequented the red port district.
During this period, van Dongen painted scenes of sailors and prostitutes. In Paris, he meets Félix fénéon. Who entrusts to him in 1901 a number of the buttered plate.
A short story for young and old children. In 1904, he exhibited at the Salon des Independants. And meet maurice of vlaminck.Soon, he began to exhibit his works in Paris, including the controversial exhibition of 1905 fall exhibition. Where also exhibited, among others, henri matisse. The bright colors of their works will be at the origin of the name of this group of painters: the big cats. After World War I, he settled near the Bois de Boulogne and frequented the privileged environments. He was decorated with the Legion of Honor in 1922.
But it was not until 1928 that he obtained French nationality. He was also briefly a member of the German Expressionist movement. In October 1941, van dongen participates with seven French writers in the political trip organized by Joseph Goebbels.Minister of propaganda of the Reich, in Nazi Germany, \The woman with jewels, 1905 (new national museum, monaco). Portrait of a cabaret singer, circa 1908 oil on canvas, coll. The lady in the black hat, 1908 oil on canvas, museum of the hermitage. Portrait of Adèle Besson, 1908 oil on canvas, albert-andré museum. Women at the railing, 1911 oil on canvas, Museum of the Annunciation.
Portrait, circa 1908 oil on canvas, coll. Parisian montmartre, oil on canvas, circa 1907, museum of modern art andré-malraux. The item \The seller is \This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.