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Derain

[duh-ran] /dəˈrɛ̃/
noun
1.
André
[ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA),
1880–1954, French painter.
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  • Derain is the chief of the new French school—a school destined manifestly to be less cosmopolitan than its predecessor.

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  • The man who influenced Derain, and to some extent Picasso, is not likely to have been less.

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  • These are, in fact, the protests of Derain's genius against his talent, and whether they are good or not I cannot say.

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  • Derain's problem is different, and perhaps more exacting still.

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  • Even the fun of Derain is not the essentially modern fun of Massine.

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  • Derain is neither flippant nor exasperated; he is humorous, and tragic sometimes.

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  • Sooner or later the critic who wishes to be taken seriously must say his word about Derain.

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  • Derain is now the greatest power amongst young French painters.

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Derain

/French dərɛ̃/
noun
1.
André (ɑ̃dre). 1880–1954, French painter, noted for his Fauvist pictures (1905–08)
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