Yves BRAYER |
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France 1907 - 1990
Ecole de Paris
He stands among the most celebrated contemporary French painters and his skill of engraving.
Although he was faithful to the figurative tradition, his ample output was enriched by his personal vision. This artist was very widely travelled. His style of drawing and painting lent itself particularly to colour lithography .
Brayer's work is represented in various museums and numerous collections both in France and abroad. Exhibitions of his work bring him fame in several countries : first in Paris, then throughout France, and later Europe and the United States.
Yves Brayer died in 1990.
Began to study drawing and painting at age 16 Academies of Montparnasse
Studies Drawing & Painting National School of Fine Art
Scholarship to Spain
Won Prize from Moroccan Government to paint Fez and Marrakech
Gained Premier Grand Prix de Rome
Study at the Villa Medici
Elected member of Academie des Beaux-Arts
President of the Salon d'Automne
Professor in the Academie de la Grande Chaumière
Curator of the Musée Marmottan in Paris
The Bibliothèque Nationale celebrates his 70th birthday in 1977 with "Yves Brayer, Graveur".
In September 1991, the MUSEE YVES BRAYER is inaugurated in les Baux de Provence. ...
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