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Les crépuscules ont une douleur: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2001-02-28

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
IMarice Denis was a theoretician of the Nabis, and it was he who wrote the group's manifesto in 1890. The intimate, symbolist, and often religious quality of his work led his friends to call him the "Nabi of the beautiful icons." He completed paintings, prints, illustrated books, theater sets and programs, as well as designs for various decorative art objects. He was deeply in love with his wife Marthe Meurier, who figures prominently in many of his compositions. This color lithograph is from the Amour series of twelve prints that form a love poem to Marthe.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: March 13, 2009