Gabrielle Munter (or Gabriele Munter; it. Gabriele Münter, February 19, 1877, Berlin – may 19, 1962, Murnau) – German artist-ekspressionistka, one of the founders of the group "The blue rider"the mistress of the famous "Russian house" in Murnau, where, together with her lived Wassily Kandinsky, Alexei Jawlenskyand Marianne Verevkina.
Features of creativity for the artist Gabrielle Munter: a passionate scholar of the Bavarian painting techniques on glass, Munter first of the German expressionists starts using it. After her to write on glassstarted other famous expressionists. In the traditional technique of "oil on canvas" Munter, a student of Kandinsky and Jawlensky, committed to an expressive, intense painting, which expresses primarily the inner state of the artist, not the outside world. Munter is a sensitive portraitist, who wrote the character and temperament model, pure contrast colors, and large flat forms. It is a fine landscape painter, whose compositions are rhythmic and flowing, and the familiar expressionist color spots lay boldly and solemnly.
Famous paintings by Gabrielle Munter: "In the meadow. Marianna Verevkina and Jawlensky Alexei", "In the boat", "Portrait of a young woman", "Russian house", "Colorful way".