Marcel Gromaire  (French, 1892-1971) 


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Marcel Gromaire, Nu dans un paysage (Nude in a Forest)


Marcel Gromaire
Nu dans un paysage (Nude in a Forest)

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Marcel Gromaire, La forêt et les tours


Marcel Gromaire
La forêt et les tours

Galerie de la Présidence
Marcel Gromaire, Le port


Marcel Gromaire
Le port

Galerie de la Présidence
Marcel Gromaire, Paysage de Hollande


Marcel Gromaire
Paysage de Hollande

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Marcel Gromaire, Notre Dame


Marcel Gromaire
Notre Dame

Galerie de la Présidence
Marcel Gromaire, Le montagnard


Marcel Gromaire
Le montagnard
Galerie de la Présidence
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Marcel Gromaire, Jeune femme nue


Marcel Gromaire
Jeune femme nue


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Marcel Gromaire, Nu assis


Marcel Gromaire
Nu assis, 1924
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Marcel Gromaire, William Shakespeare Macbeth (text w/20 works, 4to)


Marcel Gromaire
William Shakespeare Macbeth (text w/20 works, 4to), 1958


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1892   Marcel Gromaire was born in Noyelles-sur-Sambre (North).
1909   After his classical studies at Douai, then in Paris where his father was a teacher at the Buffon High School, Gromaire receives his baccalauréat in law and then quickly abandons a judiciary career path.
1910   He frequents some studios in Montparnasse.
1912   He performs his military service in Lille. The war begins and during his six years in the army, he is hurt (1916) at la Somme.
1919   Gromaire returns to Paris and he ensures the cinematographic criticism of the "Crapouillot".
1920   The notoriety of Gromaire is established and it is a meeting with Dr. Girardin who during 10 years, will buy (by contract) the whole of his production. When Dr. Girardin passed away in 1953, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris received 78 oil paintings as well as some watercolors from him.
1933   Retrospective at the Kunsthalle de Bâle: it confirms his body of work.
1937   Paris, Exposition Internationale: orders from the State
1939 - 1944   He resides at Aubusson and participates in the renewal of the tapestry movement with Jean Lurçat.
1947   He begins exhibiting at the Galerie Louis Carré
1950   Named professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. He leaves this position in 1962.
1950   He moves to the United States and becomes a member of the Jury for the Carnegie Prize which went to Jacques Villon that year. This same prize is awarded to him in 1952.
1954   He is made commander of the Légion d'Honneur.
1956   Gromaire obtains the National Guggenheim prize and in 1958 the Grand Prix National des Arts.
1971   Gromaire passes away after a long hospitalization