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Biography

Maurice Denis was born in 1870 in Granville, France. He studied at the Lycée Condorcet, École des Beaux-Arts, and the Académie Julian. Denis has been the subject of various recent solo exhibitions, including at Musée d´Orsay, Paris, France (2006); and Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy (2007). Group exhibitions featuring his work include Shadow and Substance: The Shadow Theater of Montmartre and Modern Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX (1956); Paris-The 1890s, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY (1997); Beyond the easel - Decorative paintings 1890-1930, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (2001); and Traces du Sacré, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France (2008). Denis died in 1943 in Paris, France.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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