Georges Maurice Cloud

French, 1909 - 1973


Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He began his studies in fine art and design in Escoublac and La Baule. In the 1930s, Cloud attended the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris, where he was awarded a First Prize for his artwork in 1937. Cloud became a member of the Groupe de Puteaux, whose members included Fernand Léger and Albert Gleizes, among others. He worked professionally as an architect and became a successful designer of interiors and furniture in both Paris and Brittany. He worked as a draftsman for the noted Atelier d’Architecture de Pierre et Charles-Édouard Jeanneret. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, is best known under his pseudonym, Le Corbusier. Cloud even worked on Le Corbusier’s most famous project, “Savoye House”. Cloud also worked independently as a fine artist, and throughout his career completed numerous mural and advertising commissions. He painted frescoes and designed furniture for numerous transatlantic ocean liners, such as the famed Ile de France and the Normandie. He exhibited at the Salon des Sur-Independants and at other venues throughout France. The artist died in France in 1973.

  • Cloud 15553
    Untitled (Figure), ca. 1958
    Gouache on Paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15553
  • Cloud 15533
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1948
    Gouache on Paper
    19 1/2 x 20 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15533
  • Cloud 15499
    Untitled (Le Printemps), ca. 1958
    Gouache on Paper
    20 x 25 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15499
  • Cloud 15616
    Untitled (Les Voiliers), 1927
    Gouache on Paper
    7 x 5 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, center right

    #15616
  • Cloud 15598
    Untitled (Baigneuse Assise), 1948
    Gouache on Paper
    35 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches

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

    #15598
  • Cloud 15612
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1946
    Gouache on Paper
    6 x 4 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center

    #15612
  • Cloud 15521 ur
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on Paper
    22 x 31 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15521
  • Cloud 15523 ur
    Untitled (Horse Race), ca. 1950
    Gouache on Paper
    19 3/4 x 33 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15523
  • Cloud 15511
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1960
    Gouache on Paper
    20 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15511
  • Cloud 15512
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1966
    Gouache on Paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15512
  • Cloud 13856
    Untitled (Reclining Figure), ca. 1952
    Gouache on paper
    20 1/4 x 25 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13856
  • Cloud 15514
    Untitled (Bathers), ca. 1958
    Gouache on Paper
    20 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15514
  • Cloud 15551
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1964
    Gouache on Paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15551
  • Cloud 15516
    Untitled (Signed Cloud, lower right, ca. 1956
    Gouache on Paper
    25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15516
  • Cloud 15584
    Untitled (Jazz), 1947
    Gouache on Paper
    17 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maurice Cloud 1947, lower right

    #15584
  • Cloud 13833
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1968
    Gouache on Paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center

    #13833
  • Cloud 15561
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1968
    Gouache on Paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Maurice Cloud, lower center

    #15561
  • Cloud 13832
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1968
    Gouache on Paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center

    #13833
  • Cloud 15610
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1951
    Gouache on Paper
    5 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15610
  • Cloud 15522
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1953
    Gouache on Paper
    33 x 25 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15522
  • Cloud 15494
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1960
    Gouache on paper, mounted to board
    25 x 19 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15494
  • Cloud 15557
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Casein on linen
    23 1/2 x 32 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15557
  • Cloud 15554
    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1955
    Gouache on Paper
    25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15554
  • Cloud 15586
    Untitled (Horse Race), ca. 1947
    Gouache on Paper
    22 x 35 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maurice Cloud ‘47, lower right

    #15586
  • Cloud 15517
    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1965
    Gouache on Paper
    25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15517
  • Cloud 13835
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #13835
  • Cloud 13836
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #13836
  • Cloud 13820
    Untitled (Le Bar), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Cloud '48, lower right.

    #13820
  • Cloud 13834
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Gouache on paper
    25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #13834
  • Cloud 13838
    Untitled (L’embrasse), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    24 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #13836
  • Cloud 13841
    Untitled (The Aerialist), ca. 1955
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #13841
  • Cloud 13823
    Untitled (Abstract Figuration), ca. 1955
    Gouache on paper
    21 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #13823
  • Cloud 13855
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Gouache on paper
    25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13855
  • Cloud 13848
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1962
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud G. Maurice, lower left.

    #13848
  • Cloud 13825
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1965
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #13825
  • Cloud 13847
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13847
  • Cloud 13853
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13853
  • Cloud 13854
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13854
  • Cloud 13850
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud G. Maurice, lower left.

    #13850
  • Cloud 13849
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud G. Maurice, lower center; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13847
  • Cloud 13827
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1962
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #13827
  • Cloud 13824
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1955
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13824
  • Cloud 7459
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Oil on paper
    25 x 32 inches

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

    #7459
  • Cloud 7465
    Untitled (Reclining Figure), ca. 1956
    Gouache on paper
    21 1/2 x 29 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #7465
  • Cloud 7460
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1952
    Oil on paper
    27 x 32 inches

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

    #7460
  • Cloud 7468
    Untitled (Seated Figure), ca. 1950s
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #7468
  • Cloud 7472
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    24 x 20 inches

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

    #7472
  • Cloud 7471
    Untitled (Figures), ca. 1950s
    Gouache on paper
    24 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #7471
  • Cloud 7524
    Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    8 x 6 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7524
  • Cloud 7530
    Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1949
    Gouache on paper
    6 x 4 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #7530
  • 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 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 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 7574
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Ink on paper
    8 x 5 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7574
  • 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 15611
    Untitled (Jazz- Saxaphone Player), 1929
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Georges Maurice Cloud 1929, lower center

    #15611
  • 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 6147
    Abstraction, 1949
    Charcoal on paper
    24 1/2 x 17 inches

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

    #6147
  • Cloud 6149
    Abstraction, 1949
    Ink on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud '49, lower center.

    #6149
  • Cloud 7577
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1949
    Ink on paper
    12 3/4 x 23 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice Cloud ‘49, lower right

    #7577
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cloud 6129
    Tapis, 1929
    Watercolor, ink and collage on paper
    6 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 1929, lower right.

    #6129
  • 5060 cloud 5060
    Design for a Cocktail Bar , 1930
    Gouache on paper
    14 x 17 3/4 inches

    Dated 1930 lower right.

    #5060
  • 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 7635
    Untitled (Travel Study- New York), 1947
    Ink on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maur. Cloud Juin ‘47, lower right.

    #7635
  • Untitled 5
    Untitled (Travel Study- Japan), 1947
    Ink on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maur. Cloud 47, Juin, lower right.

    #7633
  • Cloud 7636
    Untitled (Travel Study- Thailand), 1947
    Ink on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maur. Cloud 47, Juin, lower right.

    #7636

Georges Maurice Cloud was born in Brittany, France in 1909. He began his studies in fine art and design in Escoublac and La Baule. In the 1930s, Cloud attended the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris, where he was awarded a First Prize for his artwork in 1937. Cloud became a member of the Groupe de Puteaux, whose members included Fernand Léger and Albert Gleizes, among others. He worked professionally as an architect and became a successful designer of interiors and furniture in both Paris and Brittany. He worked as a draftsman for the noted Atelier d’Architecture de Pierre et Charles-Édouard Jeanneret. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, is best known under his pseudonym, Le Corbusier. Cloud even worked on Le Corbusier’s most famous project, “Savoye House”. Cloud also worked independently as a fine artist, and throughout his career completed numerous mural and advertising commissions. He painted frescoes and designed furniture for numerous transatlantic ocean liners, such as the famed Ile de France and the Normandie. He exhibited at the Salon des Sur-Independants and at other venues throughout France. The artist died in France in 1973.

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