Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Self Portrait (detail)

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

His paintings, usually on religious themes, have not proved so influential as his art theories. As the spokesman for symbolism and for the Nabis, Denis proposed his famous definition of painting: "Remember that a picture, before being a battle horse, a nude, an anecdote or whatnot, is essentially a flat surface covered with colors assembled in a certain order." In 1919, Denis attempted to revive the teaching of religious art and cofounded the Studios of Sacred Art. His writings include "Th

Keywords

Florence, Italy, Style: French Nabi, School: Nabist, Movement: Nabism, French, Painting, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: French Nabi; School: Nabist; Movement: Nabism; French; Painting

Subject: geographic

Florence, Italy

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-PFF0213

Self Portrait (detail)

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