Georges Maurice Cloud

French, 1909 - 1973


Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He studied art and design in Escoublac and La Baule. In the 1930s, Cloud attended the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris. Cloud worked professionally as an architect and designer in both Paris and Brittany, and designed numerous Modern houses, interiors and custom pieces of furniture. An accomplished painter and fine artist, he also completed numerous mural and advertising commissions. He painted decorative frescoes and designed furniture for many of the famed French ocean liners, such as the S.S. Ile de France and the Normandie. Cloud exhibited his work at the Salon des Sur-Independants and at other venues throughout France. He died in 1973.

  • Cloud 7464

    Untitled (Chess), ca. 1952
    Gouache on paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7464
  • Cloud 7459

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Oil on paper
    25 x 32 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud '49 lower right.

    #7459
  • Cloud 7460

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1952
    Oil on paper
    27 x 32 inches

    Signed G. Maurice Cloud lower right; dated '52 upper right.

    #7460
  • Cloud 7469

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7469
  • Cloud 7462

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    29 1/2 x 24 inches

    Signed G. Maurice Cloud upper right.

    #7462
  • Cloud 7472

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud ‘48 lower right.

    #7472
  • Cloud 7461

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    31 1/2 x 25 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud '48 lower right.

    #7461
  • Cloud 7471

    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1950s
    Gouache on paper
    24 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7471
  • Cloud 7465

    Untitled (Reclining Figure), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    21 1/2 x 29 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7465
  • Cloud 7467 conserved

    Untitled (Reclining Figure), ca. 1950
    Gouache on paper
    20 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7467
  • Cloud 7468

    Untitled (Seated Figure), ca. 1950s
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7468
  • Cloud 7475

    Untitled (Seated Figure), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    21 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud 48/6 lower right.

    #7475
  • Cloud 7479

    Untitled (Seated Figure), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    21 1/2 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud '48 upper right.

    #7479
  • Cloud 7478

    Untitled (Abstraction- Figure), 1947
    Gouache on paper
    19 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud '47 lower right.

    #7478
  • Cloud 7518

    Untitled (Nature Morte Avec du Vin), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice Cloud '48 upper right.

    #7518
  • Cloud 7516

    Untitled (Bicycle Racer), ca. 1947
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7516
  • Cloud 7530

    Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1949
    Gouache on paper
    6 x 4 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7530
  • Cloud 7524

    Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    8 x 6 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7524
  • Cloud 7513

    Untitled (Les Pêcheurs), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed G. Maurice Cloud lower right.

    #7513
  • Cloud 7512

    Untitled (Le Pêcheur), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower center.

    #7512
  • Cloud 7493

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1951
    Gouache on paper
    10 x 13 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7493
  • Cloud 7529

    Untitled (Figure), ca. 1952
    Watercolor on paper
    8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7529
  • Cloud 7534

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1953
    Gouache on paper
    9 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7534
  • Cloud 7531

    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7531
  • Cloud 7509

    Untitled (Reclining Figure), ca. 1947
    Gouache on paper
    5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7509
  • Cloud 7535

    Untitled (Reclining Nude), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    5 3/4 x 7 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7535
  • Cloud 7508

    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7508
  • Cloud 7503

    Untitled (Vendeur de fruits), ca. 1950
    Gouache on paper
    6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

    Signed G.M. Cloud lower right.

    #7503
  • Cloud 7564

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1960
    Gouache on paper
    18 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7564
  • Cloud 7552

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7552
  • Cloud 7553

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7553
  • Cloud 7559

    Untitled (Abstraction), CA. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7559
  • Cloud 7550

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    3 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7550
  • Cloud 7556

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7556
  • Cloud 7551

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7551
  • Cloud 7558

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7558
  • Cloud 7557

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7557
  • Cloud 7554

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud upper right.

    #7554
  • Cloud 7549

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    3 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7549
  • Cloud 7555

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7555
  • Cloud 7561

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1962
    Ink and collage on paper
    5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7561
  • Cloud 7563

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1962
    Collage on paper
    8 3/4 x 14 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7563
  • Cloud 7541

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1948
    Conte crayon and graphite on paper
    10 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7541
  • Cloud 7542

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1948
    Conte crayon and graphite on paper
    10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7542
  • Cloud 7540

    Untitled (Foire de Paris), 1952
    Gouache on paper
    15 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches

    Signed on reverse.

    #7540
  • Cloud 7521

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Gouache, ink and conte crayon on paper
    7 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7521
  • Cloud 7520

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Gouache and ink on paper
    7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7520
  • Cloud 7575

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Ink on paper
    8 x 5 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #7575
  • Cloud 7574

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Ink on paper
    8 x 5 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7574
  • Cloud 7573

    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Ink on paper
    8 x 5 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #7573
  • Cloud 5086

    Jazz Musician, 1929
    Watercolor on paper
    8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated George Maurice Cloud 1929 lower right.

    #5086
  • Cloud 6124

    Drummer, 1943
    Gouache on paper
    14 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed G Maurice Cloud lower center, dated lower right.

    #6124
  • Cloud 7602

    Untitled (Tennis Player), 1945
    Gouache on paper
    12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 45/4 lower right.

    #7602
  • Cloud 7581

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Ink and watercolor on paper
    10 1/2 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud 49 lower right.

    #7581
  • 6105 cloud 6105

    Sparring, 1946
    Gouache and ink on paper
    17 x 12 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 46 lower center.

    #6105
  • 6108 cloud 6108

    Dancer, 1944
    Ink on paper
    16 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated G. Maurice 44 lower right.

    #6108
  • Cloud 7624

    Untitled (Seated Figure), 1947
    Ink on paper
    24 3/4 x 19 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice, Juin 47 lower right.

    #7624
  • 6111 cloud 6111

    Mere et Enfant, 1950
    Ink on paper
    18 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches

    Signed G Maurice Cloud lower right; dated upper left.

    #6111
  • Cloud 7627

    Untitled (Three Figures), 1947
    Ink on paper
    17 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 47 lower right.

    #7627
  • Cloud 7539

    Untitled (Reclining Nude), ca. 1960
    Gouache on paper
    3 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower left.

    #7539
  • Cloud 5042

    Design for a House, ca. 1929
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #5042
  • Cloud 5040

    Design for a House, 1932
    Gouache and collage on paper
    16 1/2 x 25 inches

    Signed with initials and dated GMC '32 lower right.

    #5040
  • 5070 cloud 5070

    Architectural Study- Theatre Facade (Actual), ca. 1940
    Gouache on paper
    15 x 19 1/4 inches

    Signed Georges Maurice Cloud on reverse

    #5070
  • Cloud 3466

    Tapis, ca. 1935
    Gouache on paper
    5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #3466
  • Cloud 6129

    Tapis, 1929
    Watercolor, ink and collage on paper
    6 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 1929 lower right.

    #6129
  • Cloud 7567

    Tapis, 1929
    Watercolor, ink and collage on paper
    6 1/2 x 7 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower center; dated lower right.

    #7567
  • Cloud 5084 vertical

    Design for a Tapestry, 1929
    Watercolor, ink, graphite and collage on paper
    20 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right and dated lower left.

    #5084
  • Cloud 5081

    Voyage aux Fleurs (Design for a Tapestry), 1927
    Ink, graphite and collage on drafting paper
    20 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated GM Cloud, 1927 lower center and lower right; titled upper center.

    #5081
  • 5057 cloud 5057

    Design for a Cocktail Bar (Interior), ca. 1940
    Gouache on paper
    14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #5057
  • 5104 cloud 5104

    Study for an Arm Chair, ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches
    #5104
  • 5114 cloud 5114

    Study for a Table, ca. 1929
    Gouache, pencil and collage on paper
    10 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches
    #5114
  • 5105 cloud 5105

    Study for Bar Stools, ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    14 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches
    #5105
  • Cloud 7570

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Ink on paper
    12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud 49 lower right.

    #7570
  • Cloud 7578

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Ink on paper
    12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud 49 lower left.

    #7578
  • Cloud 7580

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Ink on paper
    12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud 49 lower right.

    #7580

Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He studied art and design in Escoublac and La Baule. In the 1930s, Cloud attended the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris. Cloud worked professionally as an architect and designer in both Paris and Brittany, and designed numerous Modern houses, interiors and custom pieces of furniture. An accomplished painter and fine artist, he also completed numerous mural and advertising commissions. He painted decorative frescoes and designed furniture for many of the famed French ocean liners, such as the S.S. Ile de France and the Normandie. Cloud exhibited his work at the Salon des Sur-Independants and at other venues throughout France. He died in 1973.

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