209: Zwieback – a generic name for a rusk in the US and other countries and Biscuit – both mean “twice baked” in their source languages.
210: An exclamation uttered by a critic – on seeing these two together, gave rise to what? (First visual is indicative.)
Donatello, Rousseau’s “The Hungry Lion Throws Itself On The Antelope”.
Exclamation – “Donatello au milieu des fauves!”, meaning “Donatello among the wild beasts!”, giving rise to the term Fauvism.
Louis Vauxcelles – Donatello au milieu des fauves
– Henri Rousseau’s The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope – Fauvism
pic1- donatello in the uffizi museum
pic2- hungry lion throws itself on the antelope by heri sousseau
Salon D’Automne 1905
The group gained their name, after critic Louis Vauxcelles described their show of work with the phrase “Donatello au milieu des fauves!” (“Donatello among the wild beasts”), contrasting the paintings with a Renaissance-type sculpture that shared the room with them.
louis Vauxcelles commented that seeing a classical sculpture amidst the paintings that used color so boldly and liberally was like seeing Donatello amidst wild beasts (Donatello au milieu des fauves).
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