School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Marcel Gromaire

Born: 1892, France, Noyelles-sur-Sambre   Died: 1971, Paris

Painter, printmaker and designer. He had no formal training but socialised with Parisian artists from 1910. He travelled to the Netherlands, England and Germany, 1910-14, before serving in the First World War until wounded in 1916. A committed socialist he was later active against Fascism. During the 1930s he designed tapestries and founded the Ecole d’Aubusson with Jean Lurçat (1892-1966). His early work was Fauvist but he was later inspired by the work of Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

La Femme au Piano PR799 Prints