Juan Gris Spanien, (1887 - 1927)
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Artist:Juan Gris
Category:Paintings
Date:1910s
Artist
Juan Gris
1887 - 1927
France, Born Spain Paysage à Céret, 1913
Landskap från Céret
Landscape from Céret
Olja på duk
Bildmått: 92 × 60 cm Ram: 96 × 63,5 × 4 cm
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Purchase 1951 with contribution from The Giesecke Foundation
NM 4898 This artwork is not on display
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- About the work
The peacefulness and the beautiful light of the village of Céret in southern France made it a Mecca for painters. The rich and evocative treatment of pure and clear colour in the work of cubist Juan Gris, whose paintings have a uniquely clear structure and depiction, was inspired by this light. The landscape is fragmented in the typical cubist manner, and yet the picture forms a strong, coherent totality. He strove for a style of painting that was "not meticulous but precise, the opposite of bad painting, which is meticulous without being precise". Juan Gris was his French pseudonym; he was born in Madrid as José Victoriano Carmel Carlos González-Peréz.
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