Maurice Utrillo (Utrillo Maurice)( French post-Impressionist painter.)
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Biography Maurice Utrillo (Utrillo Maurice)
Born in Paris on December 25, 1883. Began to paint in 1903 under the guidance of the mother, artist Suzanne Valadon. He usually signed his work 'Maurice Utrillo V.' (In. - First letter of the mother's surname).
Utrillo's paintings, the subject is treated traditionally, without distortions and transformations characteristic of modern painting, and at the same time, the artist manages to achieve a very personal tone and poetic expression. In his early works palette rather dark, gloomy and heavy; later (in 1912-1915), much of it brightens. In the second half of the 1910 artists are increasingly drawn to the architectural landscape. Utrillo painting style is wide and soft, smear open and expressive, and a color range facilitates the transfer of the lyrical mood. Especially made them famous types of houses and streets of Paris. Utrillo died in Dax November 5, 1955.