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Three girls in yellow straw hats I  1913

by August Macke

As a member of the German Der Blaue Reiter movement, August Macke first encountered the work of French painter Robert Delaunay in 1911. He was deeply impressed. From then on, the influence of Delaunay’s vibrant and luminous Cubism – which the poet Apollinaire dubbed Orphism – is clearly apparent in Macke’s work. Without entirely abandoning the depiction of reality, he uses...
Oil on canvas
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