Georges Maurice Cloud

French, 1909 - 1973

Cloud 7513

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

Signed G. Maurice Cloud, lower right.


Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He began his studies of fine 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 completed 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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