The Major Players in the Movement
Three main groups, each with a different background, contributed to
the rise of Fauvism:
The ex-students of Gustave Moreau and the Academie Carriere.
These early practitioners included Henri Matisse and Albert Marquet
The wildest of the wild beasts, Andre Derain and Maurice Vlaminck
Marquet1904painted by Camoin
Andre Derain1905painted by Matisse
de Vlaminck1905painted by Derain
The late-comers with impressionist backgrounds, Georges Braque, Raoul Dufy, and
In addition there were several other important painters influenced by fauvism:
Henri Manguin, Kees Van Dongen
and Charles Camoin.