Georges Dayez


Mixed media on paper, signed lower left. Titled: Two women bathing (ON HOLD)

Dimensions: 14 inch x 23 inch. Dimensions incl. Heijdenrijk-frame: 20,7 inch x 29,6 inch

Georges Dayez (1907-1991) French artist, he received a traditional French education and was introduced to drawing and painting. In 1941, Dayez met French artist André Lhote who greatly influenced the development of his work. Beginning in 1944 Dayez exhibited regularly in the Paris Salons. He showed in the Salon d’Automne and the Salon des Artistes Indépendants. He exhibited in the first Salon de Mai in 1945 and became a member of the committee in 1950. During the 1950s, he exhibited at the Musée de Grenoble and Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco as well as another exhibition in Munich. Dayez exhibited numerous solo exhibitions of his work during the 1950s and 1960s. The cities were he exhibited include; New York, Lausanne, Nancy, Oslo, Amsterdam, Lyon, Avignon, Milan and Madrid, among others.

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