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Jacques VILLON
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France
1875 - 1963
Cubism
VILLON Jacques

Jacques Villon was a powerful figure in the history of modern painting. His birth name was Gaston Duchamp. One of the gifted artistic family of a Rouen notary, Jacques Villon worked in a law office when he left school but found sparetime art studies more interesting.
In 1894, he came to Paris where he studied at Atelier Cormon and met the habitues of the cafes and dance halls. He adopted the profession of Toulouse Lautrec, Steinlen, and Forain, doing humorous drawings for periodicals, Le Rire, Gil Blas, and Le Courrier Francais. Those years of drawing and engraving established a formative discipline. He exhibited with the Salon d'Automne from its foundation in 1904 and took up portrait painting for a short time.
About 1911, Cubism became a major interest and to the tenets held by Picasso, Gris and to others he added some of his own, including a higher key to his palette. Another principle he adopted was the system of pyramidal vision formulated by Leonardo da Vinci based on his theory that the lines if extended to a certain point would converge into a pyramidal form. In 1912, Villon with his brothers Marcel Duchamp and Raymond Duchamp- Villon, his sister Suzanne and ...

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