Lot 137 | Starting Price: 50€

“Painting, signature “”Marie Marrel””. Piece dimensions: 98 cm (height) x 69 cm (width). Frame dimensions: 103 cm (height) x 73 cm (width). Marie-Thérèse Marrel was born on 26 August 1930 at Oran, Algeria, during a two-years trip of her parents in North Africa. At the age of eight months, she was brought to France where she grew up between Nice, Paris and Burgundy. Due to a marked inclination for the arts, known since his early age, Marrel enrolled at Villa Thiole School of Fine Arts, Nice, France (1947-1950). She continued her studies at the École de Amédée Ozenfant first in New York (1950-1952) and then in Cannes (1952-1954). She furthered her studies at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study of Harvard University (1954-1958). During the time she spent in Massachusetts, Marrel worked for the Elizabeth Peabody House.

Marie-Thérèse Marrel has presented the following personal exhibitions : Martha Jackson Gallery, New York (1959); Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris (1987); Irene Malher Fine Arts, Seattle, USA (1989); Institute Français, Thessaloniki (1992, 1994); Artist’s Studio, Thessaloniki (1995, 1996); The External and Internal Faces of Man, Exostis Art Gallery, Thessaloniki ( 1996); Exostis Gallery, Thessaloniki (1998); Galerie En Sous Sol, Toulouse (2002); La Maison des comtes de Toulouse, Toulouse (2004); and Portrait d’Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Musée d’Aspet, France (2007); and Archipel, Toulouse (2008). She has also taken part in the following group exhibitions: Villa Thiole, Nice (1954); Galerie Saint André des Arts, Paris (1963); Galerie Philippe Tallien, Saint Tropez (1971); Musée de l’Annoniade, Saint Tropez (1974); Les Femmes Peintres, La Ville de Saint Tropez (1975); Galerie des Deux Rues, Saint Tropez (1976); Municipal Gallery, Thessaloniki (1991); Greenpeace: Art for the Environment, Mylos, Thessaloniki (1995); Dimitria: Exhibition of the Visual Art Practitioners of Northern Greece – SKETVE, Gallery of the Society of Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki (1995, 1997); Terracotta Gallery, Thessaloniki (1997); Exostis Gallery, Thessaloniki (1997); Le Liens (The Link), Fleurance, Gers, France (1999); Empreinte D’Art (The Imprint of Art), Gagnages, France (1999); Couleurs d’Été (Colors of Autumn), Flamarens, France (1999); Le Passage, Centre Cuzin, Auch, France (1999); Les Peintres Méridionaux, Le Bazacle, Toulouse (2003); Ateliers de Blandine Journet, France (2005); La Tuilerie de Denis Pinel, France (2006); Castelo di Galeazzo (2007); and L’Archipel, Toulouse (2008). It is also worth noting that in 2007 the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, commissioned Marrel to create the portrait of celebrated sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) to mark the centenary from his birth.

Marie-Thérèse Marrel currently lives and works in Toulouse and visits Greece unfailinngly every summer.”
Πίνακας, υπογραφή “Marie Marrel”. Διαστάσεις έργου: 98 εκ. (ύψος) x 69 εκ. (πλάτος). Διαστάσεις κορνίζας: 103 εκ. (ύψος) x 73 εκ. (πλάτος). Η Marie-Thérèse Marrel γεννήθηκε στις 26 Αυγούστου 1930 στο Oran, Αλγερία, κατά τη διάρκεια διετούς ταξιδιού των γονέων της στη Βόρεια Αφρική. Στην ηλικία των οκτώ μηνών μεταφέρθηκε στη Γαλλία όπου μεγάλωσε μεταξύ Νίκαιας, Παρισιού και Βουργουνδίας. Λόγω της έντονης κλίσης για τις τέχνες, γνωστή από μικρή ηλικία, η Μάρρελ εγγράφηκε στη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών της Villa Thiole, Νίκαια, Γαλλία (1947-1950). Συνέχισε τις σπουδές της στην École de Amédée Ozenfant πρώτα στη Νέα Υόρκη (1950-1952) και στη συνέχεια στις Κάννες (1952-1954). Συνέχισε τις σπουδές της στο Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study του Πανεπιστημίου του Χάρβαρντ (1954-1958). Κατά τη διάρκεια του χρόνου που πέρασε στη Μασαχουσέτη, η Μάρρελ εργάστηκε για τον οίκο Elizabeth Peabody. Η Marie-Thérèse Marrel ζει και εργάζεται στην Τουλούζη και επισκέπτεται την Ελλάδα κάθε καλοκαίρι.

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