1885 b. July 5th. in Bordeaux. He was a French sculptor and painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. He was also very active and influential as a teacher and writer on art Influenced by Gauguin and Cezanne.
1906 Moved to Paris. 1909 m. Marguerite Hayet. 1910 Held his first one-man exhibition at the Galerie Druet Member of the Puteaux Group. 1918 - 1920 Taught at the Academie Notre-Dame des Champs. 1925 founded his own school in Montparnasse. Roland Penrose attended. 1927 Henri Cartier-Bresson studies at his academy. 1934 Signatory to Appel a la Lutte against the rise in fascism. 1938 Purchased an old house in Gordes, where he experienced the beginning of the war together with his wife and his colleague painter Marc Chagall. 1944 m. Simone Carmin. 1962? d. January 25th. Paris. Among the surrealists he tutored : - Greta Knutson who became the wife of Tristan Tzara Roland Penrose Dora Maar Jacqueline Lamba Henri Cartier-Bresson Hedda Sterne Tristram Hillier Nina Negri Gerard Vulliamy Others Josephine Crawford -> Helen Forbes Jack Humphrey ->. Tamara de Lempicka -> Daphne Maugham ->. George Rickey ->. Jehangir Sabavala ->. See web ->. See Timeline