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​汉字艺术与Theo van Doesburg艺术实验研究





Theo van Doesburg as Sergeant Küpper. c1915.

BornChristian Emil Marie Küpper
30 August 1883

Died7 March 1931 (aged 47)


Known forpaintingarchitecturepoetry

MovementDe StijlElementarismConcrete artDadaism

Theo van Doesburg (Dutch: [ˈteːjoː vɑn ˈduzbɵrx], 30 August 1883 – 7 March 1931) was a Dutch artist, who practiced paintingwritingpoetry and architecture. He is best known as the founder and leader of De Stijl.[1][2] He was married to artist, pianist and choreographer Nelly van Doesburg.

Theo van Doesburg, activities in Weimar (outside the Bauhaus Weimar1919-1925). Private courses, introduction of the Cubist architecture of "De Stijl", 1921-1922. Retrospective in Landesmuseum Weimar, 16 December 1923 - 23 January 1924

Schopp was going through a letter from Alexandre Dumas, fils to George Sand dated June 1871 at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF, National Library of France), which included a line that had been previously transcribed in English as: “One does not paint the most delicate and the most sonorous interview of Miss Queniault (sic) of the Opera.” But after examining the handwriting in the original letter, Schopp realised the word “interview” was in fact “interior”. 

The head of the BNF’s department of prints, Sylvie Aubenas, tells the AFP that the evidence “leads me to believe with 99% certainty that Courbet’s model was Constance Quéniaux”. Another convincing fact, she says, is that Quéniaux’s will included a painting by Courbet of camellia flowers that had an open red blossom at its centre, which Aubenas believes may have been a gift from Halil Şerif Pasha. In later life, Quéniaux became a respected philanthropist, which is why Aubenas believes her association with the painting was lost over time.

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