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Fauve

(French fov)
n
(Art Movements) one of a group of French painters prominent from 1905, including Matisse, Vlaminck, and Derain, characterized by the use of bright colours and simplified forms
adj
(Art Movements) (often not capital) of this group or its style
[C20: from French, literally: wild beast, alluding to the violence of colours, etc]
ˈFauvism n
ˈFauvist n, adj

Fauve

(foʊv)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) any of a group of French artists of the early 20th century whose works are characterized chiefly by the use of vivid colors in immediate juxtaposition and contours usu. in marked contrast to the color of the area defined.
[1910–15; < French: wild beast, n. use of fauve wild, literally, tawny < Germanic]
Fauv′ism, n.
Fauv′ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fauve - a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
painter - an artist who paints
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