Born in Argenteuil in 1882, he died in Paris in 1963.
Impressionist, fauviste, cubist, he made friend with Picasso .
He introduced into painting new techniques tending to highlight the artist's complete freedom of action.
His works play a central role in the history of contemporary art, as he opened the way to the birth of abstract art.
Around the 60s he worked for I.V.R. Mazzega and for Fucina degli Angeli .