Georges Maurice Cloud

Art & Architecture, 1920s-1950s


November 9th - December 3rd, 2012

Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He studied in Escoublac and La Baule. In the 1930s, he attended the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris. He worked as an architect and designer of interiors and furniture in both Paris and Brittany. As well as working as a fine artist, he did mural and advertising commissions. He painted frescoes and designed furniture on such ocean liners, as the famed Ile de France and the Normandie. He exhibited at the Salon des Sur-Independants and at other venues throughout France. He died in 1973.

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    Georges Maurice Cloud
    French, 1909 - 1973
    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

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    French, 1909 - 1973
    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
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    Georges Maurice Cloud
    French, 1909 - 1973
    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
  • Cloud 5042

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    French, 1909 - 1973
    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

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    French, 1909 - 1973
    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

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