April 04, 1876. Maurice de Vlaminck (4 April 1876 - 11 October 1958) was a French painter. Along with André Derain and Henri Matisse he is considered one of the principal figures in the Fauve movement, a group of modern artists who from 1904 to 1908 were united in their use of intense color. In this image: A member of public reads the information panel for the Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) painting titled 'Le Jardinier' during a pre-sale preview held in London, Thursday June. 16, 2005.