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Félix Vallotton<br />December 28, 1865 – December 29, 1925<br />Post-Impressionist<br />
Sandbanks on the Loire 1923<br />Félix Vallotton<br />Background<br /><ul><li>He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland on Dece...
Was in Switzerland till he moved to Paris in 1882 and became a French citizen
 Joined am artist group called the Nabis that included Pierre Bonnard, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Maurice Denis, and Edouard Vuil...
 Artists Holbein, Dürer and Ingres greatly influenced him
Started career by painting portraits</li></ul>The Bay of Tregastel  1917<br />
Artist Style<br /><ul><li>Post- Impressionism is using  geometric shapes in art and capturing the sense of light, using sy...
He used small stokes that showed everydetail and left the canvas smooth which contributed to that era </li></ul>Le Pont-Ne...
<ul><li>He became more popular when he started making woodcuts
 Reached highest popularity when a series of ten interiors called Intimacies was published
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  1. 1. Félix Vallotton<br />December 28, 1865 – December 29, 1925<br />Post-Impressionist<br />
  2. 2. Sandbanks on the Loire 1923<br />Félix Vallotton<br />Background<br /><ul><li>He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland on December 28, 1865 to a middle class family
  3. 3. Was in Switzerland till he moved to Paris in 1882 and became a French citizen
  4. 4. Joined am artist group called the Nabis that included Pierre Bonnard, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Maurice Denis, and Edouard Vuillard whom he became became friends with</li></li></ul><li>Education<br /><ul><li> He went to school at Collège Cantonal at seventeen then went to Académie Julian to learn under Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Gustave Boulanger
  5. 5. Artists Holbein, Dürer and Ingres greatly influenced him
  6. 6. Started career by painting portraits</li></ul>The Bay of Tregastel 1917<br />
  7. 7. Artist Style<br /><ul><li>Post- Impressionism is using geometric shapes in art and capturing the sense of light, using symbols and expressiveness
  8. 8. He used small stokes that showed everydetail and left the canvas smooth which contributed to that era </li></ul>Le Pont-Neuf 1901<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>He became more popular when he started making woodcuts
  10. 10. Reached highest popularity when a series of ten interiors called Intimacies was published
  11. 11. His prints influenced many other artists (Edvard Munch, Aubrey Beardsley, Ernest Ludwig Kirchner)</li></ul>The Manifistation/ La Manifestation 1893<br />
  12. 12. Landscape in Normandy. Arques-la-Bataille 1903<br />
  13. 13. A Vallon Landscape 1923<br />Chateau Gaillard at Andelys 1924 <br />
  14. 14. Moonlight/Clair de lune 1895<br />
  15. 15. The Visit/La Visite 1899<br />
  16. 16. Sources<br />Sources<br /><ul><li>http://www.abcgallery.com/V/valloton/valloton.html
  17. 17. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%A9lix_Vallotton
  18. 18. http://arts.jrank.org/pages/17007/Felix-Vallotton.html
  19. 19. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%A9lix_Vallotton
  20. 20. http://www.abcgallery.com/V/valloton/valloton.html</li></ul>© 2009, Libby Williams<br />

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