L’Atelier de la Rue Séguier

Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953): L’Atelier de la Rue Séguier, 1909 (Oil on canvas) – While painting with Braque at L’Estaque in 1908, Dufy began moving away from the bright tones of his Fauve period and towards a more volumetric conception in space. The strong palette and striking composition of L’Atelier de la Rue Séguier evoke the dialogue between the two movements as Dufy finds his way. For him, Cubism represented an attempt to bring coherence to painting in a manner suggested by Cézanne…

Raoul Dufy  L'Atelier de la Rue Séguier,

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