Louis Valtat

(1869-1952)


Louis Valtat (French: [valta]; 8 August 1869 – 2 January 1952) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Fauves ("the wild beasts", so named for their wild use of color), who first exhibited together in 1905 at the Salon d'Automne.[1] He is noted as a key figure in the stylistic transition in painting from Monet to Matisse.

The Studio  (1890)
Barges  (1892)
Self Portrait  (1892)
The Orchard  (1893)
Chez Maxim's  (1895)
Chez Maxim-s  (1895)
Grandfather  (1900)
The Port  (1900)
The Rocks  (1902)