Chronik

1876
Born in Paris, April
1879
Settled the western Parisian suburb of Le Vésinet with his musician parents
1894
Married (had many children)
1896 – 1899
Military service. After the war, he earned money giving music lessons and as a bicycle courier
1900
Met Monet and befriended André Dérain
1904
Exhibited in the Galerie Berthe Weill in Paris where he met Matisse and others of his circle
1905
Showed at the Salon des Indépendants. Later that year his work was included in the famous cage aux fauves at the Salon d’Automne in the company of Matisse, Marquet, Dérain, Rouault, Manguin, Camoin, Puy and Friesz.
1919
Exhibited at Druet and later was represented in a number of Exhibitions devoted to Fauvism
1951
Exhibited at the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne de Paris
1952 – 1953
Exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
1955
Honoured by his family’s country of origin with his election as a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium
1957
Exhibited at the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne de Paris
1958
Died: in Rueil-la-Gadeliere, France on October 11th
1962
Exhibited at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris
1987
The Museum of Fine Arts in Chartres held an exhibition of his work

Ausstellungen

2007
El espejo y la máscara. El retrato en el siglo de Picasso, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
2005
The splendid palette, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
2004
Fauve Painting in the Permanent Collection, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2004
Auswahl, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
2004
Masterpieces from the National Museum in Belgrade, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag
2003
EXPRESSIV! Foundation Beyeler, Riehen
2002
La collezione Rau. Sei secoli di grande pittura europea, GAMeC - Galleria dArte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
2002
Wühlen in Farben, Wälzen in Klängen Aus der Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern
2002
Maurice de Vlaminck - Katsuzo Satomi - Yuzo Saeki, Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima
2002
The Unexpected - Artists Ceramics of the Twentieth Century, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
2001
Le Fauvisme en noir et blanc, Musée dart moderne de Céret, Céret
2001
Classics, Galerie Beyeler, Basel
2000
La révolte de la couleur. De limpressionnisme aux avant-gardes. Musée d'Ixelles - Museum van Elsene, Brussels
2000
Farbe > Licht, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen
1999
Masterprints, Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
1999
La joie de vivre, Galerie BECK & EGGELING, Duesseldorf
1998
Exhibition of the century, Wellington City Gallery, Wellington