Le Phare de Collioure by Andre Derain – Collioure, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 42° 31.642 E 003° 05.124
31T E 507013 N 4708335
Quick Description: This print of an Andre Derain painting of a view of Le Phare de Collioure (Collioure lighthouse) is one of a series in the style of 'Fauvist Art' that has been placed in the town of Collioure.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 9/14/2014 11:49:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMMFRK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
"In 1905, Matisse and Derain discovered Collioure. They found the colours and light dazzlingly beautiful and invented the Fauvist Art. Today, all along the " Fauvism footpath ", you will discover 20 reproductions displayed on the spots where the original works were painted. Picasso, Dali, Juan Gris, Hanicotte, Foujita also fell in love with Collioure." link

The picture is positioned on a wall alongside the esplanade that follows the beach around the coast of Collioure. The picture shows the church of Notre-Dame-des-Anges, together with its distinctive steeple, that was originally a light house. The church is a prominent landmark in Collioure and visible from most parts of the bay.

Because the painting has been positioned as close to where it was originally painted, you get the chance to compare the painting with it's subject.

Underneath the picture the following information is displayed.
Andre Derain
Le Phare de Collioure - ete 1905
Huile sur toile (32 x 40.5 cm)
Website of painting. Exact URL of painting is required: [Web Link]

Artist: Andre Derain

Date of Painting: 1/1/1905

Date of Your Photograph: 9/1/2014

Medium of Painting: Oil on Canvass

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