Henri Victor Gabriel Le Fauconnier
Henri Le Fauconnier was born on July 5, 1881 in Hesdin, in the north of France. From 1900, he began studying law in Paris before joining the Académie Julian. He exhibited for the first time in 1904 at the renowned Salon des indépendants. He then moved to Brittany to paint landscapes and exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in 1908 and 1909. More trad, he left France for Russia and settled in Moscow, where he became friends with Wassily Kandinsky. Back in Paris, he frequented the group of Puteaux alongside Amedeo Modigliani. With the outbreak of the First World War, Le Fauconnier left France for the Netherlands. He died in 1946 in Paris, forgotten by all.