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Bande Noire

André Cariou

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Group of painters active in France in the 1890s and noted for the generally dark tonality of their work. The term (or less frequently ‘the Nubians’, in contrast to the Nabis painters) became associated with the group following the exhibition of Charles Cottet’s The Burial (Lille, Mus. B.-A.) at the Salon of 1894 in Paris. Cottet was inspired by the harsh life of the Breton fishermen to produce such works as Sorrow, the Triptych

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