Georges Braque

Georges Braque

Name Georges Braque
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Argenteuil,
France
Age 81 yrs
Death Date 1963-08-31
Birth Sign Taurus

About Georges Braque

French painter and sculptor who developed an impressionist style, which came to be called Cubism. He painted Viaduct at L’Estaque and many still lifes late in life, including “Blue Guitar” from 1943.

Early Life Experience of Georges Braque

He studied painting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts from 1897 until 1899. He earned his certificate in 1902 after apprenticing with a decorator.

Trivia Info

He studied the style of Cubism, which was popularized by Pablo Picasso.

Family Life and Relationship

He initially wanted to follow in the career path of his father and grandfather by becoming a house painter and decorator. He lived and died alone in Paris.

Close Associates

He was influenced by Henri Matisse.

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