(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Expressionism

Dates: 1904-1912

French artists who painted with wild brush work and colours, hence their name. Can be considered as the French branch of early Expressionism.
People associated with this movement
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938122 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963327 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965151 artworks
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954287 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953868 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949279 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949159 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947388 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954751 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956135 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196018 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958373 artworks
Louis ValtatFrench, 1869-1952509 artworks
Kees Van DongenDutch, 1877-1968451 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958798 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Vase of Flowers
Louis Valtat

Jean Metzinger

Jean Metzinger

Kees Van Dongen

Kees Van Dongen

Notre Dame
Henri Matisse

The Circus
Raoul Dufy

Three Judges
Georges Rouault

Village Street
Maurice de Vlaminck

Reclining Nude
Jean Metzinger

Garden in Honfleur
Emile-Othon Friesz

Red Rocks
Louis Valtat

Glass and Fish
Georges Braque

The Edge of the Wood
Maurice de Vlaminck

In the Park
Emile-Othon Friesz
Important dates
Founding date:  1904
Why 1904?: First exhibition in the Salon d'Automne of 1905.

End date:  1912
Why 1912?: Most of important Fauvists abandoned the style at the beginning of the decade.