| Henryk Hayden|
1970, Paris, France
| Polish, French|
Le Trois Musiciens, 1920
Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Henri Hayden, born Henryk Hayden (December 24, 1883 – May 12, 1970), was a Polish-Jewish painter. Born in Warsaw, Hayden lived and worked in Paris. Hayden studied engineering at the Warsaw Polytechnic from 1902-5, while simultaneously pursuing studies at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and eventually moved to France in 1907. In Paris, he became acquainted with the artists associated with the Ecole de Paris and later raised to prominence as a Cubist painter. His first exhibition took place at the Galerie Druet in 1911. One of Hayden's first dealers was Leonce Rosenberg.
Hayden's works are held in several major museum collections worldwide, including the Tate Modern in London, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Centre Pompidou in Paris.
A work titled Personnage Cubiste from 1919 sold at Sotheby's New York for $329,000 USD in 2013. Hayden's most expensive work to date, a Cubist painting titled Fille Assise Au Bouquet De Fleurs, 1919, sold in 2011 at Sotheby's Paris for $655,390 USD.
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