Artist Birthdays November 25 – MAURICE DENIS

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MAURICE DENIS (November 25, 1870 – November 13, 1943)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Symbolism, The Nabis
  • ARTiFact: In 1919, he attempted to revive the teaching of religious art and cofounded the Studios of Sacred Art.
  • Artist Quote: “Remember that a picture, before being a battle horse, a nude, an anecdote or whatnot, is essentially a flat surface covered with colors assembled in a certain order.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Homage to Cézanne, 1901.

Maurice Denis. Homage to Cézanne, 1901.

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