100 euro – Georges Braque

Series: France – Great Painters

Image of Georges Braque – 100 euro coin 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.