Van Gogh Museum Shows Works by Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Unknown’ Brother’

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Jacques Villon (July 31, 1875 - June 9, 1963) was a French cubist painter and printmaker. "On The Beach", 1956 - Brother of Marcel Duchamp

AMSTERDAM.- In its annual presentation in the
Van
Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum is showing a selection of works by Marcel
Duchamp’s
‘unknown’ brother Gaston Duchamp, who went by the pseudonym of Jacques
Villon.
Jacques Villon was a painter and graphic artist whose legacy includes
almost 700
prints in addition to paintings. From 1950 onward his work earned
international
acclaim and his prints became popular collector’s items. The
presentation
features a range of graphic techniques that Jacques Villon used, such as

etching, aquatint, drypoint engraving and lithography.