The Black Feather Boa

André Derain French

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To the dismay of many of his early supporters, Derain abandoned his vibrant Fauve palette after World War I for the muted colors seen in this portrait of his favorite niece by marriage, Geneviève Thailland (b. 1919). This picture has been called the finest example of Derain's late figurative style.

The Black Feather Boa, André Derain (French, Chatou 1880–1954 Garches), Oil on canvas

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