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Corneille, also known as Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, was a Dutch artist born in 1922 in Liège, Belgium, to Dutch parents. After studying drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam, he became self-taught in the field of painting. In 1948, alongside Karel Appel, Asger Jorn, Dotremont and Constant, he co-founded the Cobra group in Paris, thus becoming part of an avant-garde artistic movement. Inspired by figures like Paul Klee and Joan Miró , Corneille turns to African art during his numerous trips to the continent. This African influence is found in his works, initially non-figurative, which gradually evolved towards imaginary landscapes in warm and vibrant tones, where the woman and the bird occupy a central place, symbolizing beauty and freedom respectively.

The representation of women, joy of living and beauty characterize Corneille's work, where organic patterns mingle with a palette of bright and expressive colors . For him, the woman embodies sensuality and grace, while the bird symbolizes vital energy and freedom. This symbiosis between nature and human life is at the heart of his artistic expression, making him a master of abstraction. lyrical. His death in September 2010 marks the end of a remarkable artistic career, but his legacy lives on through his works exhibited in prestigious museums across Europe, such as the Center Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, the Cobra Museum. in Amstelveen and at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

Beyond his artistic influence, Corneille now rests alongside Vincent van Gogh , his compatriot and source of inspiration, in the Auvers-sur-Oise cemetery in France. His work continues to be celebrated for its ability to capture the essence of life and nature in vibrant and expressive compositions. His presence in the permanent collections of major European museums attests to his status as a major artist of the 20th century, whose work continues to fascinate and inspire future generations.


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Print, Jardin des délices, Corneille

Jardin des délices

Corneille

Print - 110 x 75 cm Print - 43.3 x 29.5 inch

$2,031

Painting, Le chien bleu, Corneille

Le chien bleu

Corneille

Painting - 200 x 280 cm Painting - 78.7 x 110.2 inch

$4,288

Fine Art Drawings, Etude pour une lithographie, Corneille

Etude pour une lithographie

Corneille

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 65 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 25.6 inch

$3,385

Sculpture, Femme en Bleu, Corneille

Femme en Bleu

Corneille

Sculpture - 52.1 x 111.8 x 7.6 cm Sculpture - 20.5 x 44 x 3 inch

$18,000

Print, Femme à la fleur, Corneille

Femme à la fleur

Corneille

Print - 96 x 96 cm Print - 37.8 x 37.8 inch

$1,862

Print, Deux visages, Corneille

Deux visages

Corneille

Print - 64.5 x 49.5 x 0.3 cm Print - 25.4 x 19.5 x 0.1 inch

$1,128

Print, La Chute de l'Ange aux Tropiques, Corneille

La Chute de l'Ange aux Tropiques

Corneille

Print - 73.7 x 94 cm Print - 29 x 37 inch

$1,250

Print, From the Portfolio of Six Rêves Peints 2, Corneille

From the Portfolio of Six Rêves Peints 2

Corneille

Print - 43.2 x 35.6 cm Print - 17 x 14 inch

$1,500

Print, Dans l’infinie verticalite de l’herbe la femme, Corneille

Dans l’infinie verticalite de l’herbe la femme

Corneille

Print - 66 x 49.5 cm Print - 26 x 19.5 inch

$1,200

Print, La femme du marin, Corneille

La femme du marin

Corneille

Print - 28.5 x 21 cm Print - 11.2 x 8.3 inch

$226

Print, Jardin des délices, Corneille

Jardin des délices

Corneille

Print - 75 x 110 cm Print - 29.5 x 43.3 inch

$1,692

Print, L'Égyptienne, Corneille

L'Égyptienne

Corneille

Print - 56 x 74 x 0.2 cm Print - 22 x 29.1 x 0.1 inch

$1,128

Print, Composition bleue, Corneille

Composition bleue

Corneille

Print - 47 x 43.5 cm Print - 18.5 x 17.1 inch

$1,072

Print, La Femme masquée comme pour une fête, Corneille

La Femme masquée comme pour une fête

Corneille

Print - 83.8 x 68.6 cm Print - 33 x 27 inch

$1,200

Print, Bain de soleil, Corneille

Bain de soleil

Corneille

Print - 78 x 78 x 0.1 cm Print - 30.7 x 30.7 x 0 inch

$1,354

Print, Soleil cou coupé III, Corneille

Soleil cou coupé III

Corneille

Print - 81 x 61 cm Print - 31.9 x 24 inch

$1,072

Print, From the Portfolio of Six Rêves Peints 4, Corneille

From the Portfolio of Six Rêves Peints 4

Corneille

Print - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Print - 30 x 22 inch

$1,500

Print, La Femme aux paupières peintes, Corneille

La Femme aux paupières peintes

Corneille

Print - 66 x 49.5 cm Print - 26 x 19.5 inch

$1,200

Print, Les Femmes de la Bible IV, Corneille

Les Femmes de la Bible IV

Corneille

Print - 53.3 x 61 cm Print - 21 x 24 inch

$1,400

Print, L'Oiseau Cobra (Cobra Bird), Corneille

L'Oiseau Cobra (Cobra Bird)

Corneille

Print - 55.9 x 68.6 x 2.5 cm Print - 22 x 27 x 1 inch

$1,300

Print, Soleil cou coupé 3, Corneille

Soleil cou coupé 3

Corneille

Print - 81 x 62 x 0.2 cm Print - 31.9 x 24.4 x 0.1 inch

$677

Print, Soleil cou coupé 1, Corneille

Soleil cou coupé 1

Corneille

Print - 81 x 62 x 0.2 cm Print - 31.9 x 24.4 x 0.1 inch

$677

Print, Sans Titre, Corneille

Sans Titre

Corneille

Print - 74 x 55 cm Print - 29.1 x 21.7 inch

$846

Print, La venue de l’oiseau, Corneille

La venue de l’oiseau

Corneille

Print - 52 x 66 cm Print - 20.5 x 26 inch

$733

Print, Tête bleue, Corneille

Tête bleue

Corneille

Print - 48 x 36 cm Print - 18.9 x 14.2 inch

$338

Print, Sans titre, Corneille

Sans titre

Corneille

Print - 69 x 91 x 0.02 cm Print - 27.2 x 35.8 x 0 inch

$903

Print, Chats Champêtres, Corneille

Chats Champêtres

Corneille

Print - 55 x 75 cm Print - 21.7 x 29.5 inch

$1,692

Painting, Untitled, Corneille

Untitled

Corneille

Painting - 65 x 49 x 3 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.3 x 1.2 inch

$2,934

Fine Art Drawings, L'Aube tardive, Corneille

L'Aube tardive

Corneille

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 65 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 25.6 inch

$7,672

Print, La Conversation, Corneille

La Conversation

Corneille

Print - 56 x 76 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 inch

$733

Print, Vol d’oiseaux, Corneille

Vol d’oiseaux

Corneille

Print - 120 x 145 cm Print - 47.2 x 57.1 inch

$3,159

Print, Untitled - Phoenix, Corneille

Untitled - Phoenix

Corneille

Print - 116.8 x 149.9 cm Print - 46 x 59 inch

$4,500

Painting, Oiseau Vert, Corneille

Oiseau Vert

Corneille

Painting - 53 x 72 x 3 cm Painting - 20.9 x 28.3 x 1.2 inch

$3,611

Print, Paysage Bleu, Corneille

Paysage Bleu

Corneille

Print - 56 x 87 cm Print - 22 x 34.3 inch

$733

Print, Le seigneur de la savane, Corneille

Le seigneur de la savane

Corneille

Print - 48 x 36 cm Print - 18.9 x 14.2 inch

$338

Print, Oiseau gris, aquagravure originale, Corneille

Oiseau gris, aquagravure originale

Corneille

Print - 31 x 73 x 1 cm Print - 12.2 x 28.7 x 0.4 inch

$2,595

Print, La femme et l’oiseau, Corneille

La femme et l’oiseau

Corneille

Print - 70 x 50 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 inch

$891

Print, L'Oiseau à l'arc-en-ciel, Corneille

L'Oiseau à l'arc-en-ciel

Corneille

Print - 72 x 58 x 0.1 cm Print - 28.3 x 22.8 x 0 inch

$574

Fine Art Drawings, L'Aube tardive, Corneille

L'Aube tardive

Corneille

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 65 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0 inch

$7,672

Painting, Sans Titre, Corneille

Sans Titre

Corneille

Painting - 127 x 121 x 12 cm Painting - 50 x 47.6 x 4.7 inch

$9,478

Print, Le crocodile endormi, Corneille

Le crocodile endormi

Corneille

Print - 28.5 x 21 cm Print - 11.2 x 8.3 inch

$226

Print, Les menhirs, Corneille

Les menhirs

Corneille

Print - 28.5 x 21 cm Print - 11.2 x 8.3 inch

$226

Print, Bleu, Corneille

Bleu

Corneille

Print - 35 x 27 x 1 cm Print - 13.8 x 10.6 x 0.4 inch

$395

Print, Plat, Corneille

Plat

Corneille

Print - 57 x 58 cm Print - 22.4 x 22.8 inch

$3,949

Print, La fleur et l’oiseau, Corneille

La fleur et l’oiseau

Corneille

Print - 76 x 100 cm Print - 29.9 x 39.4 inch

$1,636

Print, Le doux félin de l’été, Corneille

Le doux félin de l’été

Corneille

Print - 110 x 76 cm Print - 43.3 x 29.9 inch

$1,862

Print, Grande terre à l’arc-en-ciel, Corneille

Grande terre à l’arc-en-ciel

Corneille

Print - 96 x 76 cm Print - 37.8 x 29.9 inch

$1,636

Print, Fenêtre ouverte sur le paysage, Corneille

Fenêtre ouverte sur le paysage

Corneille

Print - 96 x 76 cm Print - 37.8 x 29.9 inch

$1,636

Print, Elle se donne a l'été, Corneille

Elle se donne a l'été

Corneille

Print - 68.6 x 53.3 cm Print - 27 x 21 inch

$1,200

Print, Composition pour les JO, Corneille

Composition pour les JO

Corneille

Print - 90 x 63 cm Print - 35.4 x 24.8 inch

$903

Print, Les derniers feux du soleil, Corneille

Les derniers feux du soleil

Corneille

Print - 74 x 61 cm Print - 29.1 x 24 inch

$1,072

Print, Nus au canapé, Corneille

Nus au canapé

Corneille

Print - 48 x 65 x 0.02 cm Print - 18.9 x 25.6 x 0 inch

$903

Print, L’oiseau familier, Corneille

L’oiseau familier

Corneille

Print - 74 x 61 cm Print - 29.1 x 24 inch

$1,072

Print, Confiance à l'oiseau, Corneille

Confiance à l'oiseau

Corneille

Print - 95 x 76 cm Print - 37.4 x 29.9 inch

$1,918

Print, Femme diurne, Corneille

Femme diurne

Corneille

Print - 96 x 96 cm Print - 37.8 x 37.8 inch

$1,862

Print, Soleil cou coupé II, Corneille

Soleil cou coupé II

Corneille

Print - 81 x 61 cm Print - 31.9 x 24 inch

$1,072

Print, Soleil cou coupé I, Corneille

Soleil cou coupé I

Corneille

Print - 81 x 61 cm Print - 31.9 x 24 inch

$1,072

Print, China Suite I, Corneille

China Suite I

Corneille

Print - 45.7 x 45.7 cm Print - 18 x 18 inch

$1,500

Print, Délire et Foisonnement de Cette Plage, Corneille

Délire et Foisonnement de Cette Plage

Corneille

Print - 66 x 49.5 cm Print - 26 x 19.5 inch

$1,200

Print, Femme nue, Corneille

Femme nue

Corneille

Print - 50 x 65 x 0.02 cm Print - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0 inch

$903

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What is Corneille’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Experimental Painters
When was Corneille born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1922