100 euro: Georges Braque

Series: France: Great Painters

Image of 100 euro coin Georges Braque | France 2010.  The Gold coin is of Proof quality.
After featuring four great Impressionist painters, Monnaie de Paris is now paying tribute to modernist painters. Georges Braque (1882-1963), a French painter and sculptor. His initial work was influenced by Impressionism but he then started to develop a new system of representation based around simplifying shapes into geometric forms and flattening perspectives.