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AW464: Michel George Michel - Three French Ladies - Oil on Board

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Artist: Michel George Michel

Age: 1900 - 1950

Medium: Oil on Board

Unframed Dimensions: 18"h x 14"w

Overall Dimensions: 26.75"h x 23.5"w

TITLE: Three French Ladies

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COMMENTS: Michel George Michel (French, 1883-1985), Three French Ladies, oil on board, signed lower right, board: 18"h x 14"w, overall (with frame): 26.75"h x 23.5"w

Michel Georges-Michel was a painter, journalist, novelist, and translator of English and American authors. He was born in Paris. He studied at Beaux Arts, a student of Othon Friesz and Dufy, and at l'École du Louvre. An artistic councillor, he worked with the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev from 1913 to 1929.

In 1917 he organised the first exhibition of Picasso in Rome. Founder of the Prix de Rome for poetry, he worked on exhibitions of Matisse and Soutine at the Venice Biennale. He was also the initiator of the first cinema festivals and was president of the Association of Dance Writers and Critics as well as the vice-president of the French Artistic Press Union.