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L’homme bleu sur la route (La montée de Cagnes)
L’homme bleu sur la route (La montée de Cagnes)
L’homme bleu sur la route (La montée de Cagnes)
Soutine, Chaïm.
French painter, 1893–1943.

“L’homme bleu sur la route (La montée de Cagnes) ", (Blue figure (Ascending road in Cagnes) ), 1923/24.

Oil on canvas,...
La Cathédrale de Chartres
Place du village
Enfant de choeur
Le Maître d’hôtel
Le Boeuf Ecorché
Chicken hanging against a brick wall
Houses in Céret
Nature morte aux harengs
Red Steps in Cagnes
Femme entrant dans l’eau
Nature morte au violon, pain et poisson
Les maisons rouges
Le petit pâtissier
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Chaïm Soutine
Chaïm Soutine was born in Smilavichy, Belarus in 1893. Aged twenty he emigrated to Paris to study at the École des Beaux-Arts, later taking French citizenship. His work is highly individual, with vibrant and often violent brushwork that prefigured Abstract Expressionism. Illness brought Soutine's career and life to an abrupt end; he died of a perforated ulcer on 9 August 1943.

Other artists who died in 1943 and whose work is now out of artistic copyright include Maurice Denis, Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Camille Claudel.