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.

  • Untitled (Bathers), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    20 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #15514
  • Untitled (Figure), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15553
  • Untitled (Les voiliers), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    9 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center.

    #7533
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    6 x 4 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #15521
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    19 1/2 x 20 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left

    #15533
  • Untitled (Horse Race), ca. 1950
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 33 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13856
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1964
    Gouache on paper
    19 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #15551
  • Untitled (Jazz), 1947
    Gouache on paper
    17 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maurice Cloud 1947, lower right.

    #15584
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1947
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 20 inches

    Signed G. Maurice Cloud ‘47, lower right.

    #15532
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1968
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower center.

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

    Signed Maurice Cloud, lower center

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

    Signed Cloud, lower center.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #15522
  • Untitled (Les voiliers), 1947
    Gouache on paper
    7 1/4 x 9 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15617
  • Untitled (Couple), ca. 1947
    Gouache on paper
    8 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; estate stamped on reverse.

    #15619
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    10 x 8 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

    #15607
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Casein on linen
    23 1/2 x 32 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

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

    #15586
  • Untitled (Le Bar), 1948
    Gouache on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Cloud '48, lower right.

    #13820
  • Untitled (Figures), ca. 1965
    Gouache on paper
    25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #13836
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Gouache on paper
    25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #13855
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1965
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

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

    Signed Cloud G. Maurice, lower left.

    #13848
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1959
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right; Estate stamped on reverse.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

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

    Signed Cloud G. Maurice, lower left.

    #13850
  • 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
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1962
    Gouache on paper
    19 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

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

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

    #7459
  • Untitled (Abstraction), 1952
    Oil on paper
    27 x 32 inches

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

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

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

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

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

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #7471
  • 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
  • Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    7 x 5 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, center right

    #15616
  • Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1948
    Gouache on paper
    8 x 6 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

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

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #7530
  • Untitled (Les Voiliers), ca. 1947
    Gouache on paper
    10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #7514
  • Untitled (Figures), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower left.

    #7531
  • Untitled (Reclining Nude), ca. 1946
    Gouache on paper
    5 3/4 x 7 inches

    Signed Cloud, lower right.

    #7535
  • Untitled (Vendeur de fruits), ca. 1950
    Gouache on paper
    6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

    Signed G.M. Cloud, lower right.

    #7503
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7552
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7553
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    3 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7550
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7556
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7551
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1958
    Gouache on paper
    4 x 7 3/4 inches

    Signed Cloud lower left.

    #7558
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Gouache, ink and conte crayon on paper
    7 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7521
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Gouache and ink on paper
    7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7520
  • Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1952
    Ink on paper
    8 x 5 inches

    Signed Cloud lower right.

    #7574
  • Drummer, 1943
    Gouache on paper
    14 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed G Maurice Cloud lower center, dated lower right.

    #6124
  • Untitled (Jazz- Saxaphone Player), 1929
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

    Signed Georges Maurice Cloud 1929, lower center.

    #15611
  • Jazz Musician, 1929
    Watercolor on paper
    8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated George Maurice Cloud 1929, lower right.

    #5086
  • 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
  • Petit Jean et Francois, 1931
    Gouache and collage on paper
    12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed with initials GMC and dated, lower right.

    #7605
  • 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
  • Architectural Study- Theatre Facade (Actual), ca. 1940s
    Gouache on paper
    15 x 19 1/4 inches

    Signed Georges Maurice Cloud on reverse

    #5070
  • Architectural Study (Radio, Reve de Valse), ca. 1940s
    Gouache on paper
    9 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

    Signed with initials GMC, on reverse.

    #5068
  • Architectural Study (Rex, Le Passager), ca. 1940s
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC, on reverse.

    #5067
  • Design for a House, ca. 1929
    Gouache on paper
    8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #5042
  • Tapis, ca. 1935
    Gouache on paper
    5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC lower right.

    #3466
  • 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
  • Tapis, 1929
    Watercolor, ink and collage on paper
    6 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated G Maurice 1929, lower right.

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

    Dated 1930 lower right.

    #5060
  • Study for a Desk with Lamps, ca. 1930
    Watercolor on paper
    10 x 12 3/4 inches
    #5109
  • Tapis, 1929
    Watercolor, ink and collage on paper
    6 1/2 x 7 inches

    Signed with initials GMC, lower center; dated lower right.

    #7567
  • Design for a Tapestry, 1929
    Watercolor, ink, graphite and collage on paper
    22 3/4 x 20 1/2 inches

    Signed with initials GMC, lower right; dated lower left.

    #5084
  • Untitled (Still Life), 1940
    Gouache on paper
    7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated G. Maurice ‘40, lower right.

    #15599
  • 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 (Travel Study- Japan), 1947
    Ink on paper
    22 x 19 3/4 inches

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

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

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

    #7636
  • Untitled (Travel Study- Spain), 1947
    Ink on paper
    22 x 19 1/4 inches

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

    #7641

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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