Biography of Albert Marquet:
1875 - Born: in Bordeaux, France
1897 - Accepted in Gustave Moreau’s studio at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France where he became friends with Rouault and Matisse.
1900 - Worked with Matisse at the Paris World Exhibition to decorate the Grand Palais.
1905 - By an accident of timing, he found his work being shown in the celebrated Cage aux Fauves at the Salon d’Automne.
1905 - Participated in a group exhibition with Vlaminck, Derain, and Matisse at the “Salon d’Automne.”
1906 - Worked in Normandy with Raoul Dufy in Le Havre and Trouville.
1907 - Stayed with Matisse and Camoin in London.
1907 - His first solo exhibition was held at the Galerie Druet in Paris.
1947 - Died: in Paris, France.
The artists most closely associated with Fauvism are Albert Marquet, Andre Derain, Maurice de Vlaminck and Henri Matisse.
Fauvism was a short-lived movement (1898-1908), but was a substantial influence on some of the Expressionists.