R. S. Johnson Fine Art

Marcel Gromaire

(French, 1892–1971)

nu dans un paysage (nude in a forest) by marcel gromaire

Marcel Gromaire

Nu dans un paysage (Nude in a Forest), 1921

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Biography

Timeline

1892
Born in Noyelles-sur-Sambre, France
1909
Classical studies at Douai; moved to Paris, where his father taught at the Buffon High School; received his baccalauréat in law and then abandoned a judiciary career path
1910
Frequented studios in Montparnasse
1912 - 1918
Military service in Lille; injured at the Somme
1919
Returned to Paris
1920
Met Dr. Girardin, who became a patron of his work
1933
Retrospective at the Kunsthalle de Bâle
1937
Exposition Internationale, Paris, France
1939 - 1944
Lived in Aubusson; participated in the revival of the tapestry movement with Jean Lurçat
1947
Began exhibiting at the Galerie Louis Carré