Georges Braque was a French painter born on 13 May 1882 in Argenteuil, France. Braque was one of the pioneers of the Cubism art movement. Working with his father, a decorator, initiated Braque’s artistic interests. In 1902, he abandoned his work as a decorator and focused on painting. Initially, Braque made colorful artworks in the Fauvist style but switched to geometrical forms after meeting Pablo Picasso.
After serving in the war, Braque continued to paint and stuck to the techniques and methods of Cubism. He experimented with costume and set design in the 1920s, then returned to landscape painting in the 1930s. Braque continued painting till the end of his life, experimenting with several themes, motifs, and subject matter. He died on 31 August 1963 in Paris.
What was Georges Braque Known For?
Georges Braque was known for painting still-lifes, landscapes, and mythological entities using geometrical shapes and forms. Braque’s early association with Fauvism continued to reflect in his artworks. He was a master colorist, and his palette often contained bright colors, except for a brief period during the war when he used a limited range of colors.
Who was Georges Braque Influenced By?
Pablo Picasso continued to influence Braque’s artworks throughout his career. After their meeting in 1907, Braque decided to employ Cubist methods in his artworks because he found Picasso’s work intriguing. Together, the duo explored different mediums and applications. Braque’s works constantly showcased the influence of Picasso despite their fallout.
What Art Movement was Georges Braque Associated With?
Georges Braque was associated with the Cubism art movement. Cubism involves using geometrical shapes, lines, and forms to represent subjects. Together with Picasso, Braque explored and popularized the art movement.
Georges Braque Artwork
Below are some of the artworks of Georges Braque
Bird and it’s nest
Bottle and Fish
Bottle and Fishes
Bottle of Rum
Bottle, Newspaper, Pipe and Glass
Fruit Dish and Glass
Glass on a Table
Glass pitcher and lemons
Houses at Estaque
Interior with Palette
Landscape near Antwerp
Plate and Fruit Dish
The Bowl of Grapes
Violin and candlestick
Violin and Pipe
Woman with the easel
All Georges Braque Artwork on Artchive
|Woman with a Guitar||1913||charcoal,Oil on Canvas|
|Viaduct at L'Estaque||1908||Oil on Canvas|
|Musical Instruments||1908||Oil on Canvas|
|Interior with Palette||1942||Oil on Canvas|
|Pedestal Table||1911||collage,Oil on Canvas|
|Man with a Guitar||1911||Oil on Canvas|
|Harbor in Normandy||1909||Oil on Canvas|
|Still Life with Harp and Violin||1911||Oil on Canvas|
|Fruit Dish||c.1908||Oil on Canvas|
|The Fruitdish||1912||Oil on Canvas|
|Fruit on a Tablecloth with a Fruitdish||1925||Oil on Canvas|
|Fishing Boats||c.1909||Oil on Canvas|
|Still Life BACH||1912||charcoal,collage,gouache,paper|
|Man with a Violin||1912||Oil on Canvas|
|Violin and Pitcher||1910||Oil on Canvas|
|Violin and Pipe Le Quotidien||1913||chalk,charcoal,collage,paper|
|Tenora||1913||Oil on Canvas|
|Fruit Dish, Quotidien du Midi||1912||Oil and sand on Canvas|
|Large Nude||1908||Oil on Canvas|
|Glass, Carafe and Newspapers||1914||chalk,charcoal,collage,Oil on Canvas|
|Castle at La Roche-Guyon||1909||Oil on Canvas|
|Black Fish||1942||Oil on Canvas|
|Fruitdish and Glass||1912||chalk,charcoal,collage,cardboard|
|Le Portugais (The Emigrant)||1911||Oil on Canvas|
|Houses at L'Estaque||1908||Oil on Canvas|
|Bottle, Newspaper, Pipe, and Glass||1913||Bottle, Newspaper, Pipe, and Glass|
|Fruit Dish, Ace of Clubs||1913||charcoal,gouache,Oil on Canvas|
|Still Life on a Table Gillette.||1914||charcoal,collage,gouache,paper|
|Terrace of Hotel Mistral||1907||Oil on Canvas|
|Bottle and Fishes||1910 - 1912||Oil on Canvas|
|Still Life with a Violin||1911||Oil on Canvas|
|Violin and Candlestick||1910||Oil on Canvas|