Andre Masson

La Rivière en hiver [The River in Winter]

About this artwork

In 1921 Masson moved into a studio next-door to Joan Miró in Paris, and the two became friends. Their studios became the focus of the Surrealist group, which began to emerge at that time. This is a late work, when Masson – who earlier in his career was known for his violent and erotic imagery – became interested in Renoir’s landscapes.

  • title:
    La Rivière en hiver [The River in Winter]
  • accession number:
    GMA 1068
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  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • date created:
    1951
  • measurements:
    128.50 x 65.80 cm
  • credit line:
    Purchased (Knapping Fund) 1967
  • copyright:
    © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2018.

Andre Masson

Andre Masson