FRANCE, C.1925

45.5 X 35.5 INCHES


Georges Tribout 1884-1962

Georges Henri Tribout was born in Paris in 1884. He studied at the Université de Notre Dame in Boulogne.

Tribout attended the Académie Julian in 1904-1905. He started painting in the Cubist style and exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in 1909, he showed a portrait of his friend Emile Verhauey. At this time he lived in Saint Cloud and he was a friend with Ensor, Montald, and Stephen Zweig, who all advised him on his painting.

During the First World War he was with Forain, Guiraud de Scevola and many other artists in the “Camouflage” in the French Army.

After the war he painted landscapes and portraits and exhibited at the Galerie Alligons in Paris, his works were permanently displayed there. Tribout was included in the expositions of ceramics at l’Exposition des Arts Décoratifs in 1925, in Paris. At this time Tribout also designed posters, costumes theatrical sets and ceramics. Manufacture de Sévres produced some of his ceramics.

From 1930 Tribout became interested in Architecture, forsaking gallery exhibitions. He continued to paint and died in 1962.