Maurice Denis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Maurice Denis

French painter

Date of Birth: 25-Nov-1870

Place of Birth: Granville, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 13-Nov-1943

Profession: writer, illustrator, art critic, lithographer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Maurice Denis

  • Maurice Denis (French: [d?ni]; 25 November 1870 – 13 November 1943) was a French painter, decorative artist and writer, who was an important figure in the transitional period between impressionism and modern art.
  • He was associated with Les Nabis then the Symbolist movement, and then with a return to neo-classicism.
  • His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art.
  • Following the First World War, he founded the Ateliers d'Art Sacré (Workshops of Sacred Art), decorated the interiors of churches, and worked for a revival of religious art.

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