kees van dongen

Dongen

[dong-uhn; Dutch dawng-uhn, dawng-uh]
noun
Kees van [keys-van; Dutch keys-vahn] , van Dongen, Kees.
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van Dongen

[van dong-uhn; Dutch vahn dawng-uhn, dawng-uh]
noun
Kees [keys] , (Cornelius Theodorus Marie) 1877–1968, French painter, born in the Netherlands.
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kees van dongen

Dutch-born French painter and printmaker who was one of the leading Fauvists and was particularly renowned for his stylized, sensuously rendered portraits of women.

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